IDT Wireless Power Transmitter Adopted for Samsung Galaxy
IDT’s Wireless Technology Deployed to Offer a Better User Experience for Phones and a Variety of Other Applications
BARCELONA, Spain, March 2, 2015— Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) announced today that Samsung adopted an IDT wireless power transmitter to enable wireless charging for its Galaxy smart phone. With the integration of IDT’s P92xx magnetic induction transmitter in the Galaxy charging pad, Samsung joins the list of leading innovators deploying IDT wireless power technology into cutting-edge products. In addition to smart phones and accessories, IDT’s wireless power transmitters and receivers have been designed into wearables, charging stations, remote controls, and furniture.
“Wireless charging is quickly moving toward becoming a standard feature for smart phones as consumers begin enjoying the convenience of untethering themselves from power cords,” said Arman Naghavi, IDT’s vice president of Analog Power Technology. “With our track record of providing compact wireless power semiconductors for a wide variety of companies and applications, IDT welcomed the opportunity to work closely with Samsung to deliver a great experience for its smart phone customers.”
The IDT transmitter supports the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi standard, and offers a high level of programmability while consuming ultra-low standby power, meeting Energy Star requirements.
The company’s wireless power products will be showcased at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, March 2 – 5. IDT will display the technology at Booth 1H10.
IDT develops wireless power semiconductors for magnetic induction and magnetic resonance charging, supporting the three major standards groups: the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP).
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), Power Matters Alliance (PMA), and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) 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 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 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, 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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