To USB or Not to USB

Archive for 2017

 

Build Value – The Make vs. Buy Decision

As I’ve been reading about Robots replacing Humans in a variety of caregiving tasks. I’ve been thinking about the Make vs. Buy decisions our customers make about IP.

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Fabulous USB 3.1 PHY Margins

Siri lied to me

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Robots and USB (still mostly Robots)

Robots and USB (still mostly Robots)

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Robots and USB (mostly Robots)

We love robots in California.

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Autonomous Cars vs High Speed Trains and One Lawyer Joke

Cars vs Trains and sometimes planes

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DisplayPort and USB Type-C (Part 1 of a series)

DisplayPort became a associated USB when USB Type-C was launched. The Type-C connector provides additional pin/signals/wires to run  simultaneous lanes of more data.  The additional lanes are called Alternate Mode or “Alt-Mode” for short.  It is possible to run both USB on the USB lines and and DisplayPort in Alt Mode.

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USB is easy because USB is hard – Part 7 – And some Dance Jokes

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

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USB on Bikes, In Ice, and some Ice Jokes

USB on Bikes

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USB as seen at CES 2017

So much buzz from CES 2017 this year with the big hitters (IMO) being autonomous cars, IoT devices for the home, specifically security, wearables, virtual reality (VR), 8K TV’s and of course USB everything. Within the space of USB, Type-C was the main theme with cables, chargers, hubs and more abundant from a varied number of vendors.

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USB Saves Christmas

USB Saves Christmas

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