Semtech Wireless Charging Platform Offers Dual Mode Medium Power Compatibility for Latest Quick Charging Devices
TS80K Wireless Charging ICs support WPC Q1.2 and PMA SR1E medium power 15W standards
Camarillo, California - January 04, 2016
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the addition of dual-mode Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi 1.2 and AirFuel Alliance (PMA) SR1E medium power 15W capability to its TS80000 portfolio of wireless charging solutions. This allows customers to support the growing market of portable electronics with increased battery capacity for quick charging smart phones, tablets, phablets, and medical and industrial devices.
Semtech’s medium power wireless charging technology is in production today and can be easily integrated into existing portable devices as well as infrastructure and automotive applications. The TS80K family of solutions can support both receiver and transmitter applications. Complete reference designs and easy-to-use evaluation kits allow customers to implement the technology into their next generation products with minimal effort.
“Semtech first demonstrated a medium power 20W wireless charging notebook computer at CES 2013, proving that wireless charging can be used for applications beyond just smart phones,” said Ken Moore, Vice President and General Manager of Semtech’s Triune Product Group. “It is exciting to see that the markets are beginning to embrace a technology that allows today’s mobile consumer to quickly charge their devices without wires.”
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