Everything you need to know about USB 3.0

From USB 3.0 for AV to Wireless USB 3

Everything you need to know about USB 3.0

  • Everything you need to know about USB 3.0 - Part 1 (837)

    USB 3.0 - Technology and Signal Extension Applications for HD Video What is USB 3.0 USB 3.0 (aka SuperSpeed or SS) is the successor to USB 2.0 and increases the data rate more than 10 fold, from 480 Mbps (USB 2.0) up to 5 Gbps (USB 3.0).  USB 3.0 is often designated by color coding the connector inserts blue, rather than the common black and white connector inserts and by the addition of the “SS” added to the normal USB icon. USB 3.0 brings a number of improvements over USB 2.0 including: 5Gbps...

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  • Part 2 - Why USB 3.0 for AV & USB cabling limitations/extensions (1030)

    Why USB 3.0 for AV? Why use USB 3.0 for AV?  The 5Gbps data rate available with USB 3.0 allows us to send up to 1080p-30 uncompressed video directly to a PC.  This is especially useful for soft codec and web based video conferencing solutions like Lync, Skype, Hangouts, WebEx, GoToMeeting, Jabber, etc...  USB 2.0 is also capable of carrying 1080p-30 resolution but it must first be pre-compressed by the camera (e.g. via H.264 compression) in order to squeeze into the 480Mbps limitations of USB...

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  • Part 3 - USB Troubleshooting & Managing USB Power Settings (764)

    USB 3.0 Troubleshooting Issues: The high power delivery capabilities of USB 3.0 and the developing energy awareness of technology have led to new power management features in USB 3.0 implementation in modern PC operating systems.  While these are valuable additions, they can in fact interrupt the functionality of USB 3.0 solutions and need to be managed.  Below are the USB 3.0 power setting adjustments recommended for the modern Windows OS when using USB 3.0 devices that require continuous...

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  • Part 4 - Breaking the Chain & Wireless USB (798)

    Breaking the Chain – Going “Wireless” with USB 3.0 Cameras There is now another means with which to extend USB 3.0 which does not require custom cabling, an additional AC outlet at the device or even the labor required for installation.  Wireless transport for USB 3.0 cameras is now available in the HuddleCam Air 12x and HuddleCam Air 20x camera models, available from HuddleCamHD.  The 12x unit is perfect for the small, medium or large conference room.  The 20x unit is perfect for longer shots in the...

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