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Archive for 2015

 

USB 3.1 Ships in Laptops, USB Dev Days, Charging Safety, USB 3.1 Chip Prices

USB 3.1 Chips in Laptops I’m super excited to report that USB 3.1 Gen 2 is now shipping (will be shipping soon) in laptops. Yes Laptops!  This is about 6 months before I expected it to happen. You’ll now find it in MSI, Gigabyte, Acer, and Lenovo models. These 4 laptops all appear to use […]

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Synopsys at Type C (USB-C) Plugfest and Synopsys USB Type C IP Solutions

Morten Christiansen authored today’s blog on the industry’s first plugfest earlier this month.  At this exciting event, USB Engineers (no marketing people generally) bring their products on carts, and go from hotel room to hotel room interoperating their products with stationary products.  Morten as spent a lot of time writing and contributing to standards at […]

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The State of USB – Part 1 – USB 3.1 and USB Type C (USB-C)

The State of USB – Part 1 – USB 3.1 and USB Type C (USB-C) How many engineers does it take to change a lightbulb. – None, they just define darkness as the new industry standard. How do you make a hot dog stand? –Steal its chair. What’s orange and sounds like a parrot? – A […]

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How will USB used in IoT? – Part 1

How will USB be used in IoT – Part 1 of a 3 part series Two cupcakes sitting together in the oven. One says to the other “Wow, it’s getting hot in here.” The other cupcake says, “Oh my gosh! A talking cupcake!” The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the huge market of product […]

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Go to market months faster with Hybrid IP Prototyping (HIP) AND USB 3.1 Shipping from its Creator

Hybrid IP Prototyping and USB 3.1 ahead, but first an opening joke An old man thinks his wife is losing her hearing. He calls the doctor about it and the doctor says he can do a little experiment to determine the severity, “Ask her a question from the next room in a normal tone of […]

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USB 3.1 and Type-C Arrive at CES 2015

Great news! USB 3.1 kicks off the new year in real products at CES 2015. Nokia demonstrated its the world first mobile device with the Type-C connector. It’s the Nokia N1 Tablet. Don’t waste your time looking for videos of this on YouTube. They don’t exist, just junk videos (but if you find a real […]

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