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How long will we be living USB Type-C dongle hell? Not Long I think

  There has been lots of chatter on dongles now that Apple taken the leap of faith and removed all ports on the new MacBook Pros except one, the USB Type-C (USB-C) port. Now while in my opinion this is a bold move in the right direction it does lead to a transition phase where […]

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Part 2: USB Type-C to replace the 3.5mm head phone jack

Last week I blogged about how USB Type-C would replace the 3.5mm audio jack in the future. I asked the readers to comment on what they thought about this. Below is one of the comments I didn’t approve At first it seemed as this was a normal spam comment but then I thought it might […]

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USB IP and PCIe IP at IDF 2016

Hi USB Fans (and PCIe fans) We will be at IDF here in San Francisco Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week.  If you are there, stop by and see the latest in USB 3.1 and PCIe demonstrations I love IDF. I enjoy the keynotes. I love seeing new applications and learning about what the ecosystem […]

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See Demos on USB Type-C & USB 3.1 at Intel Developer Forum 2016

For over a decade, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) has been Intel’s premier conference, helping to shape the direction of tomorrow’s technology. IDF brings together people from every part of the technology world to experience visionary keynotes, technology and industry insights, and technical sessions (including lectures, interactive panels, hands-on labs and Q&As). In addition, the […]

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VESA DisplayPort USB Type-C certification now available – Hot off the press

This week VESA announced the availability of the Early Certification Program for USB Type-C Devices Using DisplayPort Alt Mode. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/vesa-develops-early-certification-program-for-usb-type-c-devices-using-displayport-alt-mode-300281243.html The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA®) is officially launching its early certification test program for products incorporating the new USB Type-C connector and the DisplayPort Alternate Mode (“Alt Mode”) standard. The Synopsys DesignWare IP supports […]

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USB in Automotive Applications

Thanks to the huge consumer demand for increased safety, autonomous driving and improved luxury in vehicles the automotive SoC market is expected to grow at 6.7% CAGR between 2014 to 2019  (source IC Market Drivers, IC Insights Jan 2016). The fastest growing segment is the Automated Driver Assistance System, ADAS, which is estimated to have […]

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Relationships Between USB Specs

Welcome to Factual Friday. This week I wanted to clarify, with accuracy, the relationships between USB Type-C, USB 3.1, Power Delivery and DisplayPort specifications. If you are designing the USB portion of your latest and greatest product then understanding these relationships is critical to ensure you are developing against the right set of specs. Of […]

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State of USB Spring 2016 – Part 3 (and Snail Jokes) (and Cookie Monster)

State of USB Spring 2016 – Part 3  (and Snail Jokes) This blog will focus on Storage and USB 3.1. Storage and Snail Jokes.  Jokes you can’t get anywhere else on the internet. Unless you search for them. USB 3.1 Gen 2 for High Capacity External Storage Seagate launched the (industry’s (I’d say universe’s) first* […]

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USB Type-C: More Power – Part 2

USB Fans, It’s great when our 33,000+ readers send us email. We feel our friends read and enjoy our blog in addition to our competitors. (Hi Competitors!) Chris Yokum, USB expert at Total Phase sent me educational email (and one compliment on elephant jokes).  He explains more precisely, more technically what Type C can/will do […]

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USB Type-C: More Power – Part 1

USB Type-C makes USB so awesome you can read about how it makes the world a greener place in Scientific American. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/meet-the-world-s-first-truly-universal-cable/ Or you can read a dazzlingly scintilating article here (The meat of this article is below this section, and before the Elephant Jokes, so skip this section if you don’t care about the […]

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