Brendan Murphy



Email: bmurphy@totalphase.com

Posts by Brendan Murphy:

Data Center Software Series: Using the Command Line

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that is used with our line of protocol analyzers and offers a variety of ways to monitor and debug data in real time. A feature that engineers often find beneficial is the ability to interface with the software through a command line. In this blog, we will disc...

Data Center Software Series: LiveFilter

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that is used in conjunction with our protocol analyzers and offers a variety of ways to monitor and debug data in real time. One of the most useful features of the Data Center Software is the LiveFilter feature, which allows users to refine large stre...

What are the Differences Between an Embedded System vs a Microcontroller

With the rapid evolution of electronics, it is important to stay up to date with the latest technologies. A common question that is asked is: “what are the differences between embedded systems and microcontrollers?”  In this blog post, we will discuss these two technologies and answer that question.

What is a Micro...

The High-Speed Advantages of the Promira Serial Platform Connectivity

The Promira Serial Platform was developed by Total Phase to meet the needs of customers in the field. They needed something fast, much faster than anything Total Phase had to offer. With projects starting to require higher frequencies and a need developing for multi I/O support with the rapid adoption of dual and quad SPI appli...

What are the Differences Between Serial and Parallel Communication?

In embedded systems, devices communicate by sending and receiving messages often via cables and wires.  The type of cable/wire and communication varies based on the specific application being used. In this article we will discuss the differences between two common modes of communication: serial and parallel.

How Does Serial...

What is an E-Marker and How Does It Work?

What is an E-Marker

An E-Marker (electronic marker) is a chip that is used in the latest USB connector iteration, USB Type-C, to communicate between power source and power sink devices. The chip is used to communicate with connected devices to ensure safe data and power delivery to and from the source and sink. The E-Marker prov...