Jessica Hopkins



Email: jhopkins@totalphase.com

Posts by Jessica Hopkins:

Differences Between FPGA vs ASIC – Advantages and Disadvantages

FPGAs and ASICs are both types of integrated circuits that are often compared when implementing electronic product design. FPGAs and ASICS are similar in their circuit design flow that consists of arrays of logic cells that can be programmed using hardware description language. However, these two technologies differ in multiple wa...

Data Center Software Series: USB Configuration Management Window

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that allows users to interface with Total Phase protocol analyzers supporting I2C, SPI, USB, CAN, and eSPI protocols. These analyzers include the Beagle I2C/SPI Protocol Analyzer, the line of Beagle USB Protocol Analyzers, the USB Power Delivery Analyzer...

Differences Between NAND vs NOR Flash Memory

Flash memory is often used in embedded systems as a means to store data and information, providing the system with the needed instructions to operate. Two of the most widely used types of Flash memory include NOR and NAND Flash. In this article, we’ll discuss the key differences between NOR and NAND Flash, as well as some adv...

Using Total Phase Development Boards to Streamline Debugging I2C, SPI, and CAN Systems

Total Phase offers embedded systems engineers a wide variety of hardware tools to debug and develop embedded systems including host adapters and protocol analyzers supporting I2C, SPI, USB, and CAN protocols. By using such tools, engineers can emulate and test systems as well as monitor bus traffic in real time, ensuring systems ...

Comparing FPGA vs Microcontroller – Which is Best for Your Needs?

When developing embedded systems, various types of components are used to create a functioning system, including a combination of a computer processor, memory, and input/output peripheral devices. Each embedded system is different and ranges in complexity depending on its desired objective. One of the decisions engineers must make w...

Data Center Software Series: Understanding the Bus Pane

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that is used in conjunction with the line of Beagle Protocol Analyzers, Komodo CAN Duo Interface, USB Power Delivery Analyzer, and Promira Serial Platform with the eSPI Analysis Application. This software provides an interface that is used to capture, monito...