Jessica Hopkins



Email: jhopkins@totalphase.com

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How Cable Testing Ensures Safety and Quality of Manufacturing

Testing cables is one of the most importance aspects of cable production. There are multiple features and components within a cable that need to work correctly and safely, and verifying these can easily be missed or disregarded if the proper quality control is not implemented by manufacturing. Performing a set of comprehensive tests that includ...

Total Phase’s A2B Bus Monitor makes its way to CES 2019

What is CES?

The Consumer Electronics Show, also known as CES, is one of the largest innovative technologies shows that brings together over one-hundred thousand show-goers from all the world to check out the latest developments and breakthrough technologies in consumer electronics. This year, this convention is set to host up to 4,500+ exhibiti...

What are the Dangers of Manufacturing and Using Untested USB Cables?

Not all cables are manufactured up to standard, even if designed to.

The dangers of untested USB cables have become a concerning topic in the tech industry in recent years. What used to be simpler cable designs have migrated to become much more complex to keep up with the high demands of new, advanced devices. Cables today operate at much faster speeds, provide exponentially more power, and include additional f...

Top Embedded System Products Introduced in 2018

With 2018 coming to an end, we wanted to reflect on 5 of the top products released this year. These releases incorporated some of the most advanced technology to date, making these embedded systems superior in power performance, storage, and new capabilities, putting them at the top of their game. Take a look at what made our list.

Phones

Samsu...

Total Phase A2B Bus Monitor at Electronica 2018

Electronica 2018 recently took place in late November in Munich, Germany. This is the world’s largest trade fair and conference for components, systems, and applications. Those working with PCBs, semiconductors, sensors, connectors, or displays were able to roam the exhibit floors to discover the latest tools and solutions for their developme...

Embedded Systems on Everyone’s Wish List this Season

Not sure what to get your friends and family for the holidays or are not certain what’s on the top of your own list? We’ve researched some of the best and most popular tech gadgets and picked the top 10 that will make great gifts for your loved ones – all of which are embedded systems created by our own customers! Find out what’s out th...

Thankful for Embedded Systems in our Kitchens this Holiday Season

The holiday season is around the corner, which means we’ll be spending more time in the kitchen, especially during Thanksgiving when food is the epicenter of the festivities! Because the kitchen is considered a hub for many people as they cook and enjoy time with friends and family, is it easy to see why much of the new technology is focused ...

Embedded Systems Found in Football

It’s that time of the year again – football season. We’re talking about American Football and Football as known by the rest of the world (aka Soccer), some of the most watched sports games in the world, with hundreds of thousands of fans coming together each year to cheer on their team for the win.

While the games themselves are well-esta...

Signs You Need to Check in the VBUS for the Root of Your USB Problem

When your USB system isn’t working as expected and you’re experiencing system failure or other unexplainable issues, it can be tough to pinpoint the root cause of the bug. While there are countless possible reasons, one in particular may be overlooked, and that is having a bug on the USB VBUS.

 

Signs to Look For

What are the signs that you...

The Lowdown on the New USB Fast Charger

USB-IF, the organization that manages all USB specifications, has developed its own USB Charger program that aims to create a more cohesive and all-purpose line of chargers that consumers can use across all compliant USB Type-C devices. USB Fast Chargers are a recent addition to the USB Charger program. The USB Fast Charger supports the Program...