Tag Archive: USB 3.0

Feb 19 2013

Throw the Power Cord Away – USB Power Delivery Breaks the Limitation


Due to its easy usability, convenient size and reasonable cost, USB is one of the most ubiquitous transmission interfaces in modern life. No matter at home or in office, people rely on USB to transmit data for TVs, notebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktops, printers or even In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) System in cars all the time.

Jun 22 2011

Is Thunderbolt A New Threat to USB 3.0?


  Thunderbolt, formerly called ‘Lightpeak’, is Intel’s new high-speed I/O technology through a single port that is first available on new Apple MacBook Pro notebooks lately. Fast data transfers are Intel’s main claim, such as 10 gigabits per second transfers and dual-protocol support. The dual-channel design allows for two channels on the same connector at …

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Apr 14 2011

Top Leading Industry Standards (1): Windows, USB and Wi-Fi


Along with the fast-growing technology, technology standardization is not only promoting technology development but also providing a clear purchase direction to consumers. According to today’s market, Allion Test Labs has collected six top industry standards and specifications here below, which includes Microsoft Windows, USB, Wi-Fi, HDMI, DisplayPort and SATA. In the first article, we will …

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Dec 14 2010

Second USB 3.0 Host Controller Certified


  One of the fundamental principles of economics is that greater competition helps to drive down pricing. Well, we’ve got some great economic news for the SuperSpeed USB market: The USB Implementers ForumUSB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced the second certified SuperSpeed USB host controller to pass USB testing certification: the FL1000 by Fresco Logic. …

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Sep 17 2010

USB 3.0 and WiDi Make Waves at IDF

The Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco this year was a wild success. The three-day conference combined the brightest minds from companies across the globe, showcasing the latest trends and technologies in the field. Here are a few of the highlights from this year’s conference: Growth of Smart-Device Market: Intel CEO Paul Otellini focused …

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Aug 10 2010

Falling Prices, Growing Demand for SuperSpeed USB

With all the benefits of SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) – including faster speeds, bidirectional data interface and lower power consumption – consumers are eager to adopt this cutting-edge technology. Until this point, one of the main hurdles slowing widespread adoption has been the price of chips. However, NEC, the first company to ship a SuperSpeed …

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Jul 26 2010

TRENDnet Offers New USB 3.0 Upgrade for PCs and Laptops

Unless you purchased a computer within the last few months, chances are you do not yet have SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) ports on your computer. For those who want to take advantage of the new technology but are not yet willing to invest in a new PC, TRENDnet is offering a cost-effective alternative: SuperSpeed USB …

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Jun 23 2010

SuperSpeed USB Adoption Poised to Take Off

For consumers looking for the latest technology, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) offers an exciting combination of speed and performance – up to 10x faster than Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), optimized power efficiency and increased power delivery – and there have been a growing number of SuperSpeed USB products entering the market. According to a series …

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Apr 09 2010

SuperSpeed USB Continues Growth at Devcon

Seventy-five devices have passed SuperSpeed USB certification, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced at the SuperSpeed USB Developers Conference (Devcon) April 1-2 in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference highlighted the growing variety of SuperSpeed USB certified devices, with emerging device classes such as monitors and printers incorporating SuperSpeed USB hubs. The SuperSpeed USB Devcon featured keynotes …

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Mar 23 2010

Allion Selects LeCroy Equipment for USB Specification Testing

Allion has selected LeCroy Corporation’s USB 3.0 Test Suite to provide its customers with complete SuperSpeed USB compliance testing. With data rates up to 10 times faster than Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) requires the most advanced technology to ensure specification conformance. LeCroy’s global expertise in oscilloscopes and serial test solutions will …

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