Programmable USB Hub

LIDAR Sensor Comparison (Yujin vs Hokuyo)

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago
*/ Yujin and Hokuyo Automation Sensors (Comparison and Buying Guide) How can you automate your warehouses? Learn about two of the best sensors for factory automation and automated guided vehicles (AGV), Hokuyo and Yujin. How Robotics and Sensors Work in Automated Manufacturing The use of robots...

Warehouse Automation and Sensors

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago
*/ Warehouse Automation and Sensors How can you automate your warehouses? Should you automate your manufacturing? This article is an extension of our Hokuyo and Yujin post, and goes into more depth about warehouse automation. Why Automate Warehouses? Let's address the elephant in the room. Are...

Save Your Company and the World with Automated Offline Backups

Post date: 7 months 3 weeks ago
The specter of ransomware lockers haunts every organization — and the fear is justified. Ransomware is worse than malware: systems and data are all locked up, and backups are all encrypted, too. Everything connected to the physical machines or connected to the Internet gets locked down. Your...

Introducing the world’s first industrial programmable USB-C Hub, Power Delivery Analyzer, and Tester

Post date: 10 months 2 weeks ago
*/ The USBHub3c is designed specifically for mobile device test labs, USB-PD validation testing, USB-C device production testing, end-of-line battery charge, and for testing dual role data (DRD) and dual role power (DRP) devices. Fully programmable, engineers can control USB-PD parameters,...

6 mind-numbing reasons how offline backups will save your backside when ransomware happens

Post date: 1 year 5 days ago
United States Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo recently announced that ransomware attacks "are here to stay."  Yeah, we know. That's why we've told anyone who will listen that organizations need offline backups of their systems and data using a superior, industrial, and programmable USB hub. ...

Protecting USB devices from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago
ESD Mitigations with Acroname The next-generation circuitry in today’s consumer and industrial electronics is smaller, faster, better. Consumers love the innovations. But test engineers are not as enthusiastic. Because that innovation comes with a striking downside: increased susceptibility to...
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Using the Acroname Programmable USB 2x4 hub as a software accessible USB switch between two hosts

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago
How to Accomplish a Host Switch With the 2x4 Often a simple USB switch with a physical button is used to switch USB devices between two different host computers. In many cases it would be nice to execute the host switch without physically pushing a button on the device. The Acroname Programmable...

AUTO DRIVE: The automation of automotive USB-C mobile device testing

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago
*/ The need for USB-C and power delivery ports in automobiles is speeding up, and the auto industry is adapting to the new demands. As the engineer in charge of testing, you’ll need to up your automated validation testing game.  We live in an on-the-go world, and our devices travel with us in our...

How many Acroname USBHub3+ Hubs can I daisy-chain?

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago
/*-->*/ Daisy Chain Acroname USB Hubs Customers often ask how many Acroname USBHub3+ hubs can be daisy-chained. The answer is pretty simple: four. However, getting there requires some understanding of the USB specification and the internal topology of Acroname hubs. Also, by following our...

Programmatically Checking for Attached Devices

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago
Expand Hub Functionality with BrainStem API Acroname's hubs are a robust hardware solution to many common usb related tasks:  remotely simulating a manual plug-cycle, charging (or not charging) batteries on connected devices, and switching control between two host computers. Accompanying this...

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