How to protect mobile devices from ‘USB Kill’ threats
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How to protect mobile devices from ‘USB Kill’ threats

Great read from Bourns about USB killer devices and port protection solutions. [via] Researchers have long warned about the security risks of inserting other users’ USB drives into your PC, even those from whom you trust. If the threat of malware infections isn’t cause enough for...

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Meet the $795 USB 4.0 Switch for USB4 Product Development
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Meet the $795 USB 4.0 Switch for USB4 Product Development

A few months back, the specification for the USB 4.0 was released by the USB implementers forum with a promise of 2x the speed of USB3.2; 40GB/s and while there currently no devices in the market based on it, its features are definitely things device manufacturers will be leveraging on in...

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LattePanda 5MP UVC Camera
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LattePanda 5MP UVC Camera

LattePanda 5MP USB camera is a high quality 5 megapixel image sensor with compatibility of different system. UVC (USB video device class) made the camera has no need for any driver on windows, Linux or Android. USB 2.0 port , support OTG, auto-focus, automatic low light correction, all...

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STMicroelectronics TCPP01-M12 USB Type-C Port Protection
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STMicroelectronics TCPP01-M12 USB Type-C Port Protection

STMicroelectronics TCPP01-M12 USB Type-C Port Protection is a single-chip solution that facilitates the migration from USB legacy connectors type-A or type-B to USB Type-C connectors. This Type-C port protection features overvoltage protection on VBUS, adjustable up to 22 V, with...

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USB Charging Port Controller using TPS2514
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USB Charging Port Controller using TPS2514

Texas Instrument’s USB Dedicated Charging Port Controller TPS2514 is specifically designed to implement the charging schemas mentioned below. An auto-detect feature monitors USB data line voltage and automatically provides the correct electrical signatures on D+ and D– data lines....

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Free Elektor Article: Compact USB to Serial Converter
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Free Elektor Article: Compact USB to Serial Converter

The “legacy” serial port is still used a lot for interfaces between electronic devices and PCs. Here we present a compact implementation, based on the FT232H IC from FTDI, which can be connected over USB 2.0 after you install the right drivers. That gives you USB High Speed...

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I²CMini – A tiny USB to I²C bridge that is compatible with I²CDriver
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I²CMini – A tiny USB to I²C bridge that is compatible with I²CDriver

I²CMini is a USB to I²C bridge. It can drive and monitor I²C traffic and measures just 18 mm square. It has a micro USB connector, a Qwiic connector on the I²C side, and .1" pins for a breadboard or pin header. I²CMini is 100% compatible with I²CDriver, and like I²CDriver...

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HyperDisk: Pocket-sized & High-speed Portable SSD
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HyperDisk: Pocket-sized & High-speed Portable SSD

Physical storage drives have not changed a lot over the years. They have improved in terms of storage capacity and technology but they are definitely still a bit bulky (compared with how small things are becoming) and relatively slow. To offer an improvement to what is currently in the...

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