IDT To Support the Development of Primax’s Wireless Power Products with IDT’s Inductive and Resonance Transmitter and Receiver Solutions
SAN JOSE, Calif., October 24, 2012 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that its wireless power solutions have been selected by Primax Electronics Ltd., a leading global supplier of consumer and business electronics, for its wireless charging accessories. IDT will support Primax in the development of its innovative products with IDT’s award-winning inductive transmitter and receiver chipset.
IDT’s IDTP9030 and IDTP9020 are a high-efficiency, full-featured inductive wireless power transmitter and receiver chipset. The IDTP9030 transmitter comprises the industry’s most integrated solution, saving up to 80 percent more board area compared to competitive offerings. Its small application footprint and Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi certification make it ideal for use in next-generation magnetic induction-based charging mats and accessories. When coupled with the IDTP9020 receiver solution, it enables a proprietary high-power mode for up to 7 watts of wireless energy transfer to support higher-power devices and improve charging times.
“We are pleased that Primax has selected IDT as its wireless power partner,” said Arman Naghavi, vice president and general manager of the Analog and Power Division at IDT. “Our successful magnetic inductance-based solutions provide Primax with a solid platform on which to develop its advanced charging solutions. In addition, we are leveraging our extensive wireless power experience to address magnetic resonance solutions, and we look forward to working with Primax and others to expand the magnetic resonance ecosystem.
“Primax is excited to partner with IDT for its wireless accessories development based on IDT’s industry-leading wireless power technology,” said Roger Lin, vice president and head of the Wireless Accessories Business Unit at Primax. “In addition to its inductance-based solutions, we are very interested in IDT’s plan to develop integrated silicon solutions for resonance-based technology. We look forward to working with IDT on our next-generation wireless charging accessories.”
Primax is currently developing a wireless charging pad for mobile handsets based on the IDTP9030 and IDTP9020 chipset, with product launch scheduled by the end of 2012. For more information about Primax’s consumer and business electronics, please visit www.primax.com.tw. For more information about IDT’s award-winning wireless power solutions, please 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.
Founded in March 1984 in Taiwan, Primax is a leading global supplier that develops a wide range of consumer and business electronics, including PC peripherals, mobile communication devices, and system products. Spanning over the entire globe, Primax has headquarters and R&D in Taiwan, manufacturing operations as well as R&D centers in China, and sales and marketing offices in Hong Kong, Japan, Europe and the United States.
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