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What You Must Know About These 5 Serial Communication Protocols

Serial communication in the world of telecommunications is the sequential transfer of data one bit at a time over a communication channel or communication bus. Usually, this transfer of information happens between two or more components of embedded systems. In comparison, parallel communication sends several bits of information...

5 Reasons Why We Should Not Be Scared of IoT Security

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been revolutionizing industries and is continuing to grow at an exponential rate. With all the interconnectivity, security is naturally a growing concern. Will the personal information stored on your Apple Watch get hacked? What about the bank information you have stored in a digital wallet? Hackers...

Quality Testing Beyond HDMI Cable Certification

HDMI, or High Definition Multimedia Interface, was first conceptualized as a medium for transferring high definition video and audio signals over a single cable. Over the years, this interface has become widely adopted and now dozens of cable manufacturers and electronics companies develop their own versions of HDMI products that are sold to m...

Total Phase at ESC Boston 2019

Being new to Total Phase, whenever the opportunity to travel comes my way, I do my very best to take it! This time, that opportunity took me all the way across the United States to Boston for the Embedded Systems Conference. I had never been to Boston or the ESC show, so to say the least, I was pretty excited.

Total Phase at ESC Boston 2019

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Total Phase at NI Week 2019 – Full Force Ahead

Last week, Total Phase exhibited at NI Week in Austin, TX. The theme was ‘Full Force Ahead,’ and there were many references to Star Wars.

The first day of NI Week saw a lot of traffic through our booth at the exhibition hall. We had engaging conversations with engineers, not just from Texas but also around the country and from abroad.

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How to Identify the I2C Slave Addressing Standard for Developers

It is common for embedded device developers and engineers to have questions about what slave address is needed to communicate with a given I2C (Inter-Integrated Circuit) device. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Some I2C slave devices use 7-bit addressing, some use 8-bit addressing, some use 10-bit addressing, and there a...