Blog: 2023

Choosing the right USB-A switcher for your conference room to enable BYOD

Post date: 10 months 3 weeks ago
The problem Imagine this. You have a perfectly equipped conference room. The PC is linked to the room's audio and video devices such as a webcam, microphones, and speakers, allowing seamless use of platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet. But what about the times when your colleagues...

Battery Swelling: How to Detect and Mitigate Battery Swelling in Devices

Post date: 10 months 3 weeks ago
Seeing your battery swell after years of using a phone or laptop can be a scary sight, but knowing what to do if it happens and recognizing the early signs of battery swelling is essential for your safety. Several factors, including wear and tear on the lithium-ion cells within the battery and...

Types of USB Cables: Not All USB-C Cables are Created Equal

Post date: 1 year 5 days ago
Understanding Variations and Compatibility With the rise of USB-C technology, the demand for compatible cables has also increased. However, not all USB-C cables are created equal. While they may all have the same connector, they have drastically different capabilities, including current/voltage...

Acroname ControlRoom™: Ultimate USB Remote Control in Conference Rooms

Post date: 1 year 2 weeks ago
Master your USB in Conference Rooms with ControlRoom. Acroname's ControlRoom allows you to remotely enable, disable, monitor, and reset USB ports in the connected conference rooms. This means you can solve many issues that would otherwise require a "physical" reset - without ever leaving your...

The Basics of USB Power Delivery Negotiations

Post date: 1 year 2 weeks ago
Discover the Power of USB-C USB Power Delivery (USB PD) is a crucial aspect of USB-C technology, allowing for faster charging and increased power delivery capabilities of up to 240 Watts! If you haven't checked out our blog on The USB-C Connection Statemachine, we recommend reading that first....

Mastering USB-C: How USB-C Establishes a Connection

Post date: 1 year 2 weeks ago
USB-C Specifications: Getting Started The Universal Serial Bus (USB) has become an essential component of modern computing, providing a standard interface for a wide range of devices. The latest iteration of USB technology, USB-C, offers several improvements over the previous generation of USB-A...

What are USB-C Alternate Modes?

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago
What is this "Alt Mode" you speak of?  USB Alternate Modes are a powerful feature of USB-C technology that allows for the transmission of video, audio, and other data formats outside standard USB across a USB-C connector. These alternate modes, such as Thunderbolt 4 and DisplayPort, are negotiated...

Whitepaper: Learn How to Mitigate Battery Swelling in Mobile Device Labs

Post date: 1 year 2 months ago
Mobile devices are designed to survive while crammed into pockets day-in and day-out; they can even survive being handled by toddlers and teenagers. Yet placing thousands of phones or tablets onto server racks can create a more challenging environment for these devices to survive long-term. The...


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