NXP Unveils Multi-Standard Charging Reference Platform and Adapters at APEC 2016

Highlights

  • Releases industry’s first wireless charging platform that supports 15W WPC Qi and 5W PMA standards
  • Collaborates with LG R&D to drive mass market adoption for in-vehicle wireless charging
  • Introduces configurable ACDC fast charging adaptors for mobile and computing markets

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductor (NASDAQ:NXPI) today released the industry’s first 15W multi-standard wireless charging solution simultaneously supporting both 15W WPC Qi and 5W PMA standards, further extending its wireless charging portfolio. Additionally the company unveiled a new high efficiency multi-standard, Type-C charging adapters with aims to deliver a fast and smart charging experience.

Maintaining battery life has generally been recognized as a looming concern for mobile device users. NXP charging products are designed to offer more flexibility, usability and paves the way for faster and more convenient charging experiences for a variety of mobile devices such as mobile phones, tablets, wearables, medical devices, power tools and point of sales equipment.

The reference design and adapters will be demonstrated at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) 2016 in Long Beach, CA from May 20-24.

15W Multi-Standard Wireless Charging Solution

Delivering 3x the power of today’s wireless charging methods, NXP’s 15W wireless offering is being implemented today and provides efficient charging of larger form factor devices as well as faster charging on smaller ones.

NXP’s 15W portfolio includes complete, pre-certified transmit and receive solutions that can be readily deployed into consumer devices. In addition, a modular firmware and advanced API make it possible to easily add extra features for more complex use cases. For instance, a solution for the automotive transmitter market, including NFC and CAN communication, extended temperature range and guaranteed supply longevity, is already available and being implemented by several auto manufacturers for deployment in high-end 2017 car models with the aim to drive mass market adoption for wireless charging.

“We really see in-vehicle wireless charging as a natural place for broad adoption. The multi-standard solution offered by NXP’s MWCT1x1x enables rapid adoption of wireless charging and uniquely eliminates the uncertainty of designing around industry standards,” said Jeongyko Seo, research fellow at LG advanced R&D. “We’re excited to team up with industry leaders such as NXP to introduce convenient wireless charging experience to drivers.”

NXP’s new 15W wireless charging solution is available now. Contact your local NXP sales representative for more information or visit http://www.nxp.com/products/power-management/wireless-charging-ics

ACDC Fast Charging Adaptors

NXP’s high efficiency multi-standard Type-C charging adapters includes TEA190x, TEA1936, and TEA1993. Designed for the mobile and computing market, NXP’s new ACDC fast charging adaptors feature best-in-class safety and power density. Additionally, they feature multi-protocol support for USB-PD, Qualcomm® Quickcharge™ 2.0 and 3.0 and direct charging protocols; best-in-class energy efficiency and digital integration enable small size and >12W/inch3 power density (25W in 2 inch3); and extensive set of hardware integrated protection features cover relevant failure use cases.

Samples of the fast charging platform are available now. For more information please visit: www.nxp.com.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries and posted revenue of $6.1 billion in 2015. Find out more at www.nxp.com.

NXP and the NXP logo are trademarks of NXP B.V. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. © 2016 NXP B.V.

 

For more information, please contact:   

Americas
Tate Tran	
Tel: +1 408-802-0602
Email: tate.tran@nxp.com

Europe 
Martijn van der Linden
Tel: +31 6 10914896
Email: martijn.van.der.linden@nxp.com

Greater China / Asia 
Esther Chang
Tel: +886 2 8170 9990
Email: esther.chang@nxp.com

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