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HDMI 2.0 vs HDMI 2.1 – the Key Differences and More on the New HDMI Spec

The quality of video on our devices has been increasingly significant as our uses for video have become much more embedded within our day-to-day lives for entertainment purposes, gaming, and broadcasting. With many of our devices incorporating video display capabilities, the improvement for video and audio transfer between them has never b...

What are Embedded Systems and How Do They Work?

An embedded system is a computerized controller that uses a real-time operating system to perform a dedicated function or functions within a large electrical or mechanical device. When we use the term Embedded System, we're usually talking about a computer system (usually based on a microcontroller) that is embedded into another device, such ...

Cost Savings and Benefits of Cable Testing with the Advanced Cable Tester v2

Cable testing has been known to be a costly and laborious undertaking when it comes to manufacturing cables. It sometimes requires hundreds of thousands of dollars invested into highly trained personnel and expensive equipment to ensure that each cable passes inspection, sometimes even requiring restructuring of production processes. With the...

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 incl...

USB Power Delivery Analyzer Supports the New USB 3.2 Specification

Over the years, USB-IF, the organization that oversees USB technology, has progressively released improved USB specifications that offer significantly faster speeds and additional features. From USB 2.0 that introduced High-speed USB to USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2, we have seen major developments since USB was first introduced in 1996, especial...

USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 3.1 Gen 2 – What’s the Difference?

Universal Serial Bus, or USB, is one of the most widely used protocols in technology. Most people, from experienced techies to the average consumer, use USB almost daily as it is incorporated into billions of devices worldwide. Over the years, multiple USB specifications have been released, each with improved speeds and efficiency. Particularl...