- Published in issue 2/2018 on page 48
Advantages and Pitfalls of USB-C Implementations
Want to use USB-C for embedded? Do it right!
USB is a universally applicable interface standard that is widely accepted. Embedded computing engineers even use it for internal extensions, as it is a convenient and less complex interface than a generic PCIe extension. USB-C is the latest enhancement of this plug & play standard published by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). What are the advantages of this new specification and which pitfalls should embedded system engineers avoid?