Galaxy S7 Equips IDT Technology as part of Wireless Fast Charge
IDT Semiconductors Deliver Wireless Power Capabilities to Samsung’s Latest Smartphone
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22, 2016— Integrated Device Technology, Inc. ® (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced that IDT and Samsung have teamed to deliver wireless charging for the Galaxy S7, Samsung’s newest feature-rich smartphone. The market-leading IDT technology includes all of the hardware and software needed to enable mobile devices to be charged without a wired connection. Along with the Galaxy S7, IDT previously announced that it had joined with Samsung to provide wireless charging for the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 smartphones, as well as the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch charging pad.
“We continue to work closely with Samsung to help ensure the company’s consumer products deliver high-quality wireless charging experiences,” said Mario Montana, IDT vice president and chief sales officer. “With the Galaxy S7, Samsung again delivers many innovative features, including the convenience of wireless charging via IDT’s leading wireless power technology.”
The IDT wireless charging receiver used in the Galaxy S7 supports Samsung’s fast charge mode, which enables users to charge up to 1.4 times faster than normal charge mode, reducing full charging time by about 50 minutes. The solution is also compatible with Qi standard wireless charging pads. The chip’s highly integrated design offers high efficiency, and its flexible core architecture optimizes performance and efficiency.
In addition to providing wireless power technology to global leaders like Samsung, IDT has introduced wireless power kits that enable electronics companies of any size to easily integrate wireless charging capabilities into their product design.
IDT is a leader in wireless power transmitter and receiver solutions for wireless charger applications, addressing all major standards and technologies with an extensive portfolio of standards-certified products. IDT has proven expertise in both magnetic induction and magnetic resonance technologies, and actively participates in the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) and AirFuel Alliance as a board member. IDT has introduced a number of innovative and award-winning products, including the first true single-chip transmitter, the highest-output-power single chip receiver, and the first dual-mode receiver IC compatible with both WPC and PMA (now AirFuel Alliance) standards. Prominent industry players have recognized this leadership and partnered with IDT as their silicon vendor for next-generation wireless power solutions.
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. IDT’s market-leading products in RF, timing, wireless power transfer, serial switching, interfaces and sensing solutions are among the company’s broad array of complete mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing, consumer, automotive and industrial segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing, sales facilities and distribution partners 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, YouTube and Google+.
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