Jessica Hopkins



Email: jhopkins@totalphase.com

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Control Center Serial Software Series: XML Batch Scripting for Automated Tasks

The Total Phase Control Center Serial Software allows engineers working with the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter, Cheetah SPI Host Adapter, and Promira Serial Platform to develop and test their embedded systems.

When using these host adapters with the Control Center Serial Software, users can perform a variety of tasks; particularly, the Batch...

The Relationship Between USB4 and the USB Type-C Connector

The USB4 specification was released by USB Implementors Forum (USB-IF) in September 2019, and one of its most advanced capabilities is its ability to support speeds up to 40 Gbps. Reaching these rapid data transfer rates is possible as USB4 architecture is based on Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 protocol that is built on a USB Type-C con...

What is the USB Type-C Connector Class?

USB Type-C is known for being a powerful yet flexible connector. It brings multiple different capabilities to the user including its ability to bidirectionally transmit both data and video protocols at rapid speeds and support up to 100W of power using the Power Delivery (PD) protocol. Essentially, USB Type-C is a connector that can support...

The Naming and Branding Changes Behind SuperSpeed USB

The Introduction of SuperSpeed USB

Throughout the years, the SuperSpeed USB specification has undergone many changes due to its support for increased bit rates and implementation of a multi-lane operation. However, the ongoing rebranding efforts to keep with these changes has oftentimes caused confusion in the industry.

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How DisplayPort Alt Mode is Enabled over a USB Type-C Cable

In the world of cables, USB Type-C is considered to be the most powerful and versatile connector type to date. One of Type-C’s features that allows for its flexibility is Alt Mode, which can optionally support non-USB signals including DisplayPort (DP) technology. This allows users to take advantage of multiple technologies all through a si...

The Rise of Type-C Headphones and Its Key Features

USB Type-C has become a ubiquitous connector type in the world of USB and the cable industry. Its conceptualization introduced many enhanced capabilities and new features that provided users with unprecedented amounts of power, versatility, and speed. Because of its advanced capabilities, many device and cable producers have been eager to i...