How Do I Synchronize Multiple Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapters to Program SPI Flash Devices on the Production Floor?

Question from the Customer:

I need to simultaneously program six SPI Flash devices on a production floor. I will be using six Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapters as well as six Level Shifter Boards.

How do I synchronize the Aardvark adapters? As this operation will be executed on the production floor, I need the setup to be stable and easy for the o...

Getting to Know Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C

With devices becoming smaller, more compact, and more powerful, the need for robust cables that can quickly power, transfer data, and perform various functions is becoming a necessity. USB has brought forth a new cable type that is one of the most powerful and versatile cables created to date, known as USB Type-C. The introduction of USB Type-C...

Total Phase at Embedded World 2019

It’s a Total Phase tradition to exhibit and meet our European customers at the annual Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany. The buzz this year is around autonomous driving and IoT – and Total Phase solutions play a big role in both of these areas.

Total Phase at Embedded World 2019

Key Host Adapters and Protocol Analzyers

We showcased our Promira Serial Platform and ot...

Can the Advanced Cable Tester Fully Test Prototype Cables?

Question from the Customer:

I am working on a new product that will be supplying a custom USB 3.1 Standard-A Male to USB Micro-B Male cable.  I am looking to test DC resistance of the power lines, continuity, and signal integrity and data transmission quality. I’m looking at your products and I have some questions.

  • Would the Advanced Cable ...

What are Embedded Systems and How Do They Work?

An embedded system is a computerized controller that uses a real-time operating system to perform a dedicated function or functions within a large electrical or mechanical device. When we use the term Embedded System, we're usually talking about a computer system (usually based on a microcontroller) that is embedded into another device, such as...

How Do I Change the Static IP Address of the Promira Serial Platform on a MacBook Pro with Mac OS X High Sierra?

Question from the Customer:

I am using multiple Promira Serial Platforms. To more easily identify and control the multiple transactions, I want to change the static addresses. Can you provide the details of how to make those changes? I am using a MacBook Pro laptop with Mac OS X High Sierra. I tried the instructions provided in the Control Cent...

The Future of AI and the Embedded System

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has been a hot topic as it is one of the newer, more advanced technologies that is being incorporated into today’s devices and consumer electronics. What’s not commonly known, is that behind the scenes, the embedded system is an essential factor into AI’s success.

How Embedded Systems Support AI

AI is mainly...

Third Party MFi USB Type-C to Lightning Cables are Making their Way to Market

Made for iPhone Program now includes USB Type-C to Lightning Cables

The USB Type-C to Lightning cable is the latest cable type approved for manufacturing under Apple’s Made for iPhone (MFi) program. Apple has made plans to introduce third party USB-C to Lightning cables to the market, and has notified MFi approved manufacturers that the updat...