USB 3.1 Developers Days, Berlin, Germany
The USB 3.1 Specification adds a SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps speed mode that uses a more efficient data encoding and will deliver more than twice the effective data through-put performance of existing SuperSpeed USB over enhanced, fully backward compatible USB connectors and cable. The specification extends the existing SuperSpeed mechanical, electrical, protocol and hub definition while maintaining compatibility with existing USB 3.0 software stacks and device class protocols as well as with existing 5Gbps hubs and devices and USB 2.0 products.
The USB Type-C Cable and Connector Specification defines a new USB connector solution that extends the existing set of cables and connectors to enable emerging platform designs where size, performance and user flexibility are increasingly more critical. The specification covers all of the mechanical and electrical requirements for the new connector and cables. Additionally, it covers the functional requirements that enable this new solution to be reversible both in plug orientation and cable direction, and to support functional extensions that designers are looking for in order to enable single-connector platform designs.
The USB Power Delivery Specification defines the use of a sideband communications method used between two connected USB products to discover, configure and manage power delivered across VBUS between USB products with control over power delivery direction, voltage (up to 20V) and current (up to 5A). The USB Power Delivery 2.0 update adds a new communications physical layer that is specific to the USB Type-C cable and connector solution. The specification also extends the definition of Structured Vendor Defined Messages (VDMs) to enable the functional extensions that are possible with the USB Type-C solution.
What: USB 3.1 Developers Days is an opportunity to review these specifications and engage with experts in a face-to-face setting
When: The conference will be held October 1-2, 2014
Cost: Members US $475.00
Registration will close on Monday, September 22 at 5:00PM US Pacific Time. All attendees MUST be pre-registered as on-site registration will not be available.
Agenda (subject to change):
Day 2: Track One
USB Cables and Connectors (including USB Type-C)
USB 3.1 System Design
Day 2 : Track Two
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Where: Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm
Tel.: (+49) 30 800 9990
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