Step-by-Step Guide to Agile Software Development Life Cycle

Agile software development emerged in the early 2000s as a new paradigm for delivering quality software products that satisfy the needs of the business in a timely fashion. Throughout the 1990s, the application of traditional project management methodologies to software development products led to considerable frustration. The significant time ...

How Embedded Systems Impact Your Everyday Life

Embedded systems are everywhere. Almost every aspect of today’s society incorporates embedded systems that allow us to live our lives the way we do.

Modern Technology and Embedded Systems

This is due to the fact that modern technology, including equipment, consumer products, and tools often require a full-functioning system of commands and pro...

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 at DesignCon 2019 - SPI, I2C, and USB at Its Finest

This past week, Total Phase exhibited at DesignCon 2019 in Santa Clara, California. It was also my first tradeshow for Total Phase in this industry.

The first day saw an extremely high volume of traffic and engaging conversations with engineering professionals from the “who’s who” of Silicon Valley technology companies, not to mention att...

How IoT will Impact Different Industries

IoT, or the Internet of Things, is essentially a network of physical devices embedded into everyday objects  that are interconnected together through Internet, allowing them to send and receive data with each other.

IoT and Embedded Systems

The integration of IoT and embedded systems has been increasingly common because together they can provid...

Benchtop Testing for Embedded Systems Guide

In the world of software development, new product realization follows a fairly predictable pathway from inception to release. First, software developers collect or produce requirements for the software, determining what features should be included and how the software will benefit users. Next, a software engineer will design the software with a...

USB Type-C is Gaining Even More Popularity

What is USB Type-C?

USB-C represents the next generation of Universal Serial Bus (USB), an industry standard that offers specifications for the cables and connectors that are used to connect peripheral devices to computers, facilitate data transfer, and charge mobile devices, laptops, and tablets.

When USB 1.0, the first generation of USB, was ...

I2C Protocol Testing: Validation Checklist for Embedded Systems

What is the I2C Protocol?

Engineers developing embedded systems have several options when it comes to selecting a communication protocol for their hardware device. One such option, the I2C communication protocol, offers unique advantages that make it an attractive choice for engineers.

The inter-integrated circuit or I2C communication protocol ...

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...