The new important device: USB 3.2 dual transfer speed

The organization responsible for promoting the most common external data connection standard is trying to fight back to 3

With all due respect to wireless communication technologies such as Bluetooth or WiGig, it is likely that none of them will in fact threaten the " Old and familiar wires as the most common and accepted way to transfer information from one place to another - but this does not mean that there are no plans to continue to improve the capabilities of the market leading device.

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The USB-IF organization, which is responsible for its technological advancement and includes representatives from most of the major technology companies, has announced the release of an almost final version of the USB 3.2 standard, which will be an easy upgrade to USB 3.1 known to us with full backward compatibility and one central feature that definitely It can not be ignored - the maximum bandwidth available for use from 10 gigabits per second is now to 20 gigabits per second, 3 but also 4 times what is available in 3.0 that continues to be the most commonly used default.

Prepare for the arrival of Superspeed ++?

The future device will reach the dual speed without any physical change to the USB Type C connections we are familiar with today - simply by using the second transmission and reception channel that is basically available in the interface, and until now it has been reserved exclusively for the "alternative" Video signals in HDMI and DisplayPort standards, MHL signal transmission and signal transmission 3. Using the full speed of the USB standard 3.2 will not allow signal transmission At the same time, naturally, but this is probably a compromise that many would be willing to accept - especially since this is not about any physical limitation, but about the addition of an additional working situation along with all the different modes of work that already exist within the technology.

It is the exploitation of the second channel that makes the magic - and it is guaranteed that the Type-C will be the one that will take full control of the market in the end

In the framework of the coding mechanisms accepted in the modern era, 3.2 will be able to provide very impressive theoretical transfer speeds of approximately 2 / Gbps.

USB 3.2 will also provide backward compatibility 3.1, the 3.0 and 2.0 as stated, although to enjoy the maximum speed it will require cable Type-C, which has been properly ratified by theWhich may prove to be a rather problematic requirement, considering that the market is currently loaded with cables of various kinds that are not clear who examined them and how, as part of the inherent disadvantages of technology that is free and open to everyone. The new standard is expected to be commercially available towards the end of next year or at the beginning of 2019, and we can only hope that by then the appropriate way and reason will be found for some order in the market that will make it easier for us all to understand what we are getting and when.

The current announcement comes not long after Intel announced that it would become the " Its advanced 3, which is also based on the standard physical interface of the Type C (although it needs dedicated PLCs on both devices to be operational) is free and available to everyone - so that each manufacturer can choose to provide controllers for its operation for the various products, with the intention of making the PLCs part of the future chipsets.

Will USB 3.2 at maximum double speed be relevant in an era where we will have connections Cheap 3? We'll see

In such a situation, it is not entirely clear whether USB 3.2 will have any advantage over the X- When it becomes available for mass distribution - but we are nevertheless pleased that there is a willingness to continue Capabilities in the computer market, storage drives, computers, and docking stations of tomorrow.