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The History of LIDAR

Post date: 4 days 17 hours ago
  UNDERSTANDING LIDAR Humans are arguably the most dominant creatures on Earth in no small part due to our amazing senses. In particular, sight and our visual perception ability are key to our understanding of the world around us. And for centuries, humans have been inventing tools to help them...
6 R's of EMS Manufacturing Test

The 6-R's of Manufacturing Test

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago
*/ When it comes to advanced and cost sensitive electronic products, it remains vital to accurately test these devices during manufacturing and assembly to make sure they provide what the consumer expects and that each and every feature works how it should, right out of the box. The last thing a...
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Acronis Rotating Backups Using Acroname USB Hub 3+

Post date: 6 months 2 days ago
In the world of data security, any device that is connected to the internet is a vulnerability, and using a manual backup process introduces some amount of human error. It is easy for a person manually moving and running backups to miss a day, lose a drive, or damage a drive. This blog post...

Why can't I connect more USB 3.0 devices to my system?

Post date: 8 months 2 days ago
Some customers who have been using multiple Acroname USBHub3+ hubs have shared with us that they cannot add more than two USBHub3+ hubs to their system or that they are running out of USB resources. As it happens, this is not a limitation of USBHub3+ itself, but rather a limitation of the host USB...

Un-confusing USB-C Connections

Post date: 1 year 9 months ago
USB-C makes life easy for average consumers and users through two mechanisms: orientation agnostic connectors and automatic configuration. While these features are great for average users, they can make testing and validating USB systems complicated. Acroname's USB-C-Switch exposes much of this...
Working with USB-C-Switch

Working with USB-C-Switch

Post date: 2 years 3 weeks ago
Acroname’s BrainStem-enabled programmable USB-C-Switch can be very useful to help automate and monitor USB connections in test environments. USB-C-Switch handles USB connections differently than a USB hub and also introduces the MUX entity to the BrainStem function libraries. In this blog post, we...
Choosing USB hub or USB switch CarPlay example

USB Hub or USB Switch?

Post date: 2 years 2 months ago
Several customers have asked us whether or not a USB hub or a USB switch is right for their USB testing or control application. There are important and distinctive differences between these two classes of devices, both architecturally and functionally. In many cases, both devices can be used in the...
Getting Started with USB C Switch

Getting Started with USB-C-Switch

Post date: 2 years 4 months ago
Now that you have your USB-C-Switch from Acroname, here are a few steps to help get started using your switch.     In your package, you should find these contents for each switch: (1) Acroname USB-C-Switch (1) USB-C to USB-C cable (1) USB-C to USB-A cable **An Acroname Universal Orientation...
Selecting an object and traffic detection sensor technology

Selecting a Sensor Technology

Post date: 2 years 4 months ago
Advances in sensor technology are driving size and cost of sensors down rapidly, while improving performance dramatically. The Acroname team has put together this short guide to help make some sense of the technologies available today: Laser Rangefinders:             Use lasers and Time of Flight...
USB Hub ESD Event Handling Illustration

Is your USB Hub reliable?

Post date: 2 years 7 months ago
At Acroname, we take ESD seriously. We recently partnered with the team at Pragma Design (https://pragma-design.com), a leader in ESD analysis and solutions, to improve ESD event handling of the USBHub3+ 8-port Programmable USB 3.0 Hub.       Pragma Design's advanced current reconstruction...

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