It announced a way to identify low-quality wire USB Type-C

It announced a way to identify low-quality wire USB Type-C

Type-C Authentication means that any cable that is connected to the device automatically authenticates itself, causing the host device to fully test whether the USB Type-C cable is safe to use.

In the ongoing war against substandard cables USB Type-C, developers of the USB-IF announced USB PD 3.0, which includes new authentication program called Type-C Authentication, it will leave a bad cables are less likely to damage your device.

It announced a way to identify low-quality wire USB Type-C

Type-C Authentication means that any cable that is connected to the device automatically authenticates itself, causing the host device to fully test whether the USB Type-C cable is safe to use.


Even Benson Leung, the Google employee faced with the fact that its Chromebook Pixel was broken after testing fake USB Type-C. So it must protect sensitive devices from cables USB Type-C, which does not have the correct resistor, which causes high heating devices.

The ARS Technica reports that the current USB Type-C device, such as the Nexus 6P, Chromebook Pixel 2015 and HTC 10 can receive software updates for the inclusion of the new program.

As for the older devices, unfortunately, their cables are not compatible with Type-C Authentication, which means that their cables and other accessories should be replaced.

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