IDT Announces Industry’s First Dual-Mode Wireless Power Receiver IC Compatible With Both WPC and PMA Standards
IDTs Innovative Solution Bridges the Technology Gap Between Wireless Power Transmission Standards, Allowing OEMs to Address Multiple Standards with a Single Receiver Device
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDTI) (IDT ®) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company" delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the industrys first dual-mode wireless power receiver IC that provides compatibility with both the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standards. IDTs innovative receiver bridges the technology gap between competing transmission standards, empowering mobile device and accessory OEMs to use a single bill-of-materials (BOM) to support both WPC and PMA standards.
The IDTP9021 is an enhanced version of IDTs award winning IDTP9020 wireless power receiver that complies with the PMA Type 1 Interoperability Specification in addition to the WPC "Qi" standard, allowing customers to consolidate multi-chip configurations into a single-chip solution. IDTs device is the industrys first to receive pre-certification from the PMA, and is the only solution with demonstrated compatibility between the two most popular magnetic induction-based wireless power standards. The IDTP9021 is ideal for use in a myriad of mobile devices, including smart phones, tablets, MIDs, digital cameras, MP3 players, remote controls, portable medical devices, and other personal electronics.
IDTs receiver empowers OEMs to easily support multiple standards with a single solution, which is a win-win for both OEMs and consumers, said Arman Naghavi , vice president and general manager of the Analog and Power Division at IDT. Since the introduction of the IDTP9020 receiver and IDTP9030 transmitter, IDT has consistently led the competition by equipping its customers with the most advanced wireless power ICs. The IDTP9021 is the latest addition to our growing portfolio, and were pleased to be the first device to achieve PMA pre-certification. Future devices will build upon the successes of these products to offer compliance to the latest revisions of the standards along with new features and packaging.
The Power Matters Alliance seeks to establish the guidelines and standardize an infrastructure for the future of wireless power, said Ron Resnick, President of Power Matters Alliance. Companies like IDT are accelerating the progress toward that future with the ability to integrate features and functionality into a monolithic solution that complies with the PMA standard. Were excited to pre-certify IDTs IDTP9021 wireless power receiver IC, as it provides OEMs with the necessary components to ensure compatibility with the PMA standard in next generation mobile devices.
The IDTP9021 integrates a high-efficiency synchronous full bridge rectifier, high-efficiency synchronous buck converter, and control circuits to wirelessly receive an AC power signal from a compatible transmitter and convert it into a regulated 5 V output voltage for powering and charging portal electronics. It automatically switches between WPC and PMA protocols and negotiates the power exchange without user supervision. This simplifies the system architecture and ensures seamless operation during everyday use. The device delivers 5W in WPC and PMA modes in accordance with those standards. When paired with IDT wireless power transmitters, systems can make use of the proprietary power control loop embedded in the communication protocol to achieve a 50% increase in output power to 7.5W.
Pricing and Availability
The IDTP9021 is currently sampling to qualified customers and is available in a 56-lead WLCSP package. The IDTP9021 is priced at $4.32 each for volumes of 1,000 units. For more information about the IDP9021, please contact your local sales representative. To explore IDTs other wireless power offerings, visit www.wirelesspowerbyidt.com.
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., the Analog and Digital Company", develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers applications. IDT uses its market leadership in timing, serial switching and interfaces, and adds analog and system expertise to provide complete application-optimized, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol IDTI. Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube .
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