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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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Will USB Type-C burn my device?

I ran into this article online last week, it discusses how a bad USB Type-C cable fried a Google engineers equipment, including a Chromebook Pixel. It also covers another issue when another bad Type-C cable drew too much power from a laptops port killing them. I highly suggest you read the article, but if […]

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Posted in Type C, USB 3.1, USB 3.10, USB Certification, USB-C |


Synopsys announces Industry’s First and Most Comprehensive USB 3.1 Solution (with Market Trends!)

(I wanted to say the “Universe’s First” but our Legal, Marketing, Finance, IT and Shipping and Cafeteria people all said I can’t prove it so I can only claim “Industry’s First”.) Why should you Care? Isn’t the world Wireless? USB 3.1 will be the leading/dominant wired interface in the world of tomorrow. You’ll have WiFi […]

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Posted in USB 3.1, USB 3.10 |


USB 3.1 Host to Device Platform-to-Platform with Ellisys Protocol Analyzer

We showed you our USB 3.1 Host and Device, Platform to Platform demonstration all the way back on November 8 (read the Nov 19 updated blog entry), so we thought we should prove we actually are running USB 3.1 transactions. We invited Chuck Trefts from Ellisys to bring in their USB 3.1 analyzer. It’s a […]

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Posted in USB 3.10 |


First Platform-to-Platform 10G USB 3.1 Host and Device demonstration (over a cable)

Universe’s First Platform-to-Platform 10G USB 3.1 Host and Device demonstration (over a cable) After working with the USB-IF for more than a year developing the standard, I’m proud and excited to present to you the Industry’s first 10G USB 3.1 Host Platform to Device Platform demonstration.   And the first by an IP Company…   What […]

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Posted in USB 3.0 Performance, USB 3.10, USB Demonstration, USB Humor |


10 Gbps USB Ready for Development

The 10 Gbps USB specification is now out and final.  Here’s what to call it. Enhanced SuperSpeed Gen 1 for 5G USB Physical Layer or PHY (formerly USB 3.0 or Superspeed USB that operates at all USB 3.0 speeds and lower) and  Gen 2 for the faster 10G USB Physical Layer operating speed Together a complete […]

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Posted in USB 3.10, USB Humor |