USB is the most popular connectivity technology of our time. Although originally designed for the personal computer to get rid of heterogeneous connectivity options (serial, parallel, or PS2 ports), it has become tremendously popular in many of today's more popular gadgets. In the following sections, this paper explores the technical details of wired USB standards, USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) and USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed). At the conclusion, this paper identifies future applications of USB in the light of the new SuperSpeed USB standard, or USB 3.0.
Mentor Graphics, USB, USB 3.0