Jessica Hopkins



Email: jhopkins@totalphase.com

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Quality Testing Beyond HDMI Cable Certification

HDMI, or High Definition Multimedia Interface, was first conceptualized as a medium for transferring high definition video and audio signals over a single cable. Over the years, this interface has become widely adopted and now dozens of cable manufacturers and electronics companies develop their own versions of HDMI products that are sold to m...

HDMI 2.0 vs HDMI 2.1 – the Key Differences and More on the New HDMI Spec

The quality of video on our devices has been increasingly significant as our uses for video have become much more embedded within our day-to-day lives for entertainment purposes, gaming, and broadcasting. With many of our devices incorporating video display capabilities, the improvement for video and audio transfer between them has never b...

White-Hat Hacker Develops Proof-of-Concept Malicious Lightning Cable

Lightning cables, intended for use with iPhone, iPad, and iPod, are some of the most widely used cables by consumers. We see an abundance of Lightning cables available anywhere from online retailers to brick and mortar shops. With Lightning cables in high demand, there are several cable manufactures that produce and sell such cables to cons...

Individual Quality Control is Now Feasible for Cable Manufacturers

Cable manufacturers produce thousands of cables per day, each containing numerous components that are often assembled on a production or assembly line. Parts are often assembled by hand in these settings because of the intricacy and precision required to produce the advanced cables we see today. With so many variables involved, ensuring a per...

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...

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 upd...