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Relationships Between USB Specs, Part Two & Where to Learn more about Type-C and DisplayPort alt mode

Recently I blogged on the relationships between USB Type-C, USB 3.1, Power Delivery and DisplayPort specifications. In my last blog I simplified the view focusing on the important and latest specifications. I think the simplified view answer most designer’s questions but there are still a few that like to see the full history and complex […]

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The World’s First USB 3.0 Digital TV shipping now

Panasonic started shipping the world’s first USB 3.0 digital TVs (DTV).  3 DTV models including the one below.   Check out the Japanese webpage on the Viera if you can read Japanese. Reading the Google Translation of the Panasonic Viera my best guess is as follows: 1) The TV has 2 USB 3.0 Ports 2) […]

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Posted in DTV, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB 3.0 and 3D, USB 3.0 Products |


TI OMAP 5 for Phones & Tablets with USB 3.0

Here’s a TI promotional video for their upcoming TI OMAP.  I highly recommend you take a look at the entire video. ——— On Feb 22, 2013 — Added 2 links to locations to watch the videos since the old one appears to be broken—– ——- = End of Edits You will see it […]

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Posted in Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 and 3D, USB 3.0 Products |


First USB 3.0 Consumer Product & FreeBSD gets USB 3.0

3D drives 3.0 I can’t fill a 1 Terabyte drive with personal media yet, and I generate about 4 GB of digital pictures and video a month. I can however fill an HD DVR in about 3 months.  I recorded a single episode of the new Hawaii-Five-O (from the writers of “Star Trek”) and it […]

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