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I2C vs. I3C: What Are the Differences?

Introduction of I2C

I2C, or “Inter-Integrated Circuit,” has become a de facto standard in the embedded systems industry since its inception in the 1980s by Philips. As the rapid adoption of electronic devices became more mainstream in the late 1900s and early 2000s, a need arose to make devices smaller and more portable. After a...

Data Center Software Series: Transaction 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...

Data Center Software Series: Details Window

The Data Center Software is one of Total Phase’s most well-known test and measurement tools. With its ability to display detailed, real-time data as it takes place on the bus, it is a must-have tool for debugging embedded systems. In the Data Center Software series, we dive into specific features that make the Data Center Softw...

What is an ARM Processor? Comparison to x86 and its Advantages and Disadvantages

Central processing units, or CPUs, are used in the technology we use every day, from smartphones, to laptop computers, to wearables. These processors allow these devices to carry out instructions and tasks in order for it to perform its designated function. While there are different types of processors used in the devices use...

Data Center Software Series: Last Packet View for CAN Bus Monitoring

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 Ana...

Monitor and Transmit CAN Traffic Using the Komodo CAN Duo Interface

The Komodo CAN Duo Interface is a powerful two-channel USB-to-CAN adapter and analyzer that is capable of active CAN data transmission up to 1 Mbps as well as non-intrusive CAN bus monitoring. It provides a flexible and scalable solution for a variety of applications including automotive, military, industrial, medical, and more...