packet sniffer

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packet sniffer

(networking, tool)
A network monitoring tool that captures data packets and decodes them using built-in knowledge of common protocols. Sniffers are used to debug and monitor networking problems.
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Total Phase, a provider of industry-leading USB, I2C, SPI, and CAN embedded systems tools, announced the release of their new series of Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzers.
If you don't use an oscilloscope regularly, a traditional protocol analyzer is likely a better fit.
We strongly recommend that our customers utilize protocol analyzer software if they want to be major players in the Bluetooth realm," said Lance Watson, an applications engineer with CSR, the world-leading provider of Bluetooth chips.
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To analyze high-speed data buses and for complex applications with many different protocols, you really need a proper protocol analyzer.
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