Brian Fuller, Editor in Chief, Cadence Designs Systems
EETimes (5/12/2015 03:07 PM EDT)
USB Type-C is a very big deal for the USB community and IP developers. What are the gotchas? Is there no pain with this gain?
Remember the old spiritual? “Toe bone connected to the foot bone; Foot bone connected to the heel bone,” etc.? I hum that sometimes when I’m trying to figure out how to navigate the innumerable and multi-generational USB cables lying around the house.
With USB, there’s always been a Type-A connector and a different Type-B connector and therefore different device slots to find and fit. But those “which way is up?” days are fast coming to close with the launch of USB Type-C, a universal bidirectional cable that’s being designed in as we speak to devices around the world.
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