LAVA recently developed a custom-built Ethernet adapter, the K-SynC E, for a client who could not use our COTS SimulCharge adapter product families. LAVA SimulCharge adapters allow tablets and smartphones to simultaneously charge and access peripherals. Unfortunately, not all mobile devices are capable of supporting SimulCharge technology, as was the case with the Lenovo Tab
LAVA’s SimulCharge adapters are available for both enterprise and consumer environments. When finding a solution for certain scenarios, an Enterprise adapter may not be necessarily the best choice; our Home series adapters can provide an efficient and reliable solution for use cases requiring both SimulCharge and OTG capabilities. This whitepaper will showcase how LAVA’s TL-002R
In the previous article about OTG vs. SimulCharge we delved into what OTG and SimulCharge really mean and the differences between them. More specifically, how they allow a mobile device to interact with a peripheral, and how they determine which device is USB Host and which is Power Provider. A few days following the writing
As LAVA’s technical sales engineer, I frequently answer questions from customers about mobile devices and their specifications – usually regarding tablets. One such recurring question is: “Does OTG support indicate SimulCharge capability/compatibility?” The short answer is: No – a mobile device’s OTG capability does not indicate if the device is capable of supporting SimulCharge mode.