Derek Cooper


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What are USB Classes and Why Do I Need Class Decoding?

What are USB Classes?

Universal Serial Bus (USB) has become the most widely used standard interface for connecting peripheral devices to a host computer.  A key advantage and differentiator of USB is the fact that any standard external USB device will instantly connect once plugged into a host computer by way of USB classes.

USB cl...

Total Phase at DesignCon 2020: The Need for Speed!

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at the DesignCon 2020 conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  This was the 25th Anniversary of this highly well-known and established event!

Total Phase booth and staff

Day one saw a very nice swell of traffic and great conversations with current, happy Total Phase customers and extremely savvy test engineers from some of...

Total Phase at ESC Silicon Valley 2019: SPI, I2C, and CAN at Their Finest

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at the Embedded Systems Conference - Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA, which was also combined with the Drive World Conference. Given the audience, there was a huge focus on autonomous driving with very interesting case study presentations being conducted in the Expo Hall.

On display at the Total Phase b...

Total Phase Exhibits at the New Embedded Tech Expo in San Jose: SPI, I2C, and USB at Their Finest

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at the brand new Embedded Tech Expo at the San Jose Convention Center. This show was also coupled with the Sensors ’19 Expo, so there was a cross pollination of like-minded test engineering and development professionals. Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees walked the floor and were also t...

Total Phase Makes its NXP Connects Debut in 2019!

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at the NXP Connects conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

The conference was attended by extremely knowledgeable test engineering professionals from various local companies and across the nation. The event was focused on how to leverage smart technologies into new innovations including driver...

Total Phase at DesignCon 2019 - SPI, I2C, and USB at Its Finest

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at DesignCon 2019 in Santa Clara, California. It was also my first tradeshow for Total Phase in this industry.

The first day saw an extremely high volume of traffic and engaging conversations with engineering professionals from the “who’s who” of Silicon Valley technology companies, not to mention a...