Brendan Murphy



Email: bmurphy@totalphase.com

Posts by Brendan Murphy:

Data Center Software Series: Hub Latency View

The Data Center Software is an industry-leading bus monitoring solution for debugging I2C, SPI, USB, CAN, and eSPI systems. The robust software is used in conjunction with Total Phase protocol analyzers, including the Komodo CAN Duo Interface, the Beagle Protocol Analyzers, and the Promira Serial Platform with the eSPI Analysis ...

Data Center Software Series: Real-Time Debugging with LiveDisplay, LiveSearch, LiveFilter

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s bus monitoring software that allows users to interface with our protocol analyzers, including the line of Beagle protocol analyzers, the eSPI analyzer, and the Komodo CAN Duo Interface. The software has quickly become an industry favorite when it comes to bus analyzing due to its eas...

Flash Center Software Series: Supported Memory Devices + Adding a New Device

Programming memory devices is a vital part of the construction of electronic devices. Microchips and memory devices are incredible technological innovations, but by themselves can’t perform its intended function. A microchip requires code to give the chip life, purpose, and instructions to perform an executable task. Once co...

What is a Motherboard and What Does it Do?

Electronic devices are comprised of various hardware, firmware, and software systems. A phone, for example, has Wi-Fi antennas, cellular antennas, cameras, memory/storage, LCD or OLED touch screen, and biometric security devices like face ID and fingerprint readers that all need to work together to communicate effectively with each ot...

Analog vs. Digital Signals (ADC vs. DAC)

We as a society have used electrical signals for hundreds of years within our devices to transmit and receive information such as sound and video. Over the years, our advances in technology and the use of electrical signals have allowed us to effectively communicate and simply live our daily lives. Many devices from radios to sound ...

I2C vs. I3C: What Are the Differences?

Introduction of I2C

I2C, or “Inter-Integrated Circuit,” has become a de facto standard in the embedded systems industry since its inception in the 1980s by Philips. As the rapid adoption of electronic devices became more mainstream in the late 1900s and early 2000s, a need arose to make devices smaller and more portable. After a...