IKEA Furniture Features IDT Wireless Charging
The International Furniture Retailer is Selling Innovative Furniture and Home Accessories with Embedded Wireless Power Transmitters
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2015—Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced that IKEA chose IDT’s wireless power transmitters to embed in its furniture and accessories for convenient wireless charging of enabled portable devices. IDT’s P9030 magnetic induction transmitters are embedded in new IKEA products including side tables and lamps. The products will soon be available in stores throughout North America and Europe.
In addition to the furniture, IKEA has developed a line of charging pads as well as a wireless charger that consumers can build into furniture themselves—all built around the IDT wireless power semiconductor.
“IKEA revolutionized the furniture industry, and it continues to prove itself an innovation leader with the integration of IDT wireless charging transmitters into its products,” said Arman Naghavi, IDT’s vice president of Analog Power Technology. “The company’s adoption of our Qi technology underscores the traction we’re seeing as the wireless power ecosystem continues to expand.”
The P9030 transmitter complies with the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) Qi standard, delivering a 5W single-chip solution in a compact package. IDT wireless power transmitters and receivers have also been designed into smart phones, phone accessories, wearables and charging stations.
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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