Active-Semi Expands Wireless Charging offering with WPC-Compatible Medium Power for Tablets and Laptops

Newest ActiveCharge™ portfolio member provides 15W scalable to 65W+ for Ultra-fast Mobile Power IC Charging

LAS VEGAS, - January 6, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Active-Semi International, Inc. ( announced today the availability of Qi-compatible medium power (MP) wireless charging solutions based on PAC5220 Power Application Controller™ (PAC™) IC for powering smart phones, mobile devices and tablets. This announcement comes as a follow-up to previously released Qi-certified A11 and A6 Wireless transmitter solutions offering the industrys highest efficiency with the smallest system footprint and BOM owing to the PAC5220 single-IC based architecture. The latest MP solution includes transmitter development platform along with a compatible receiver that further empowers customers to extend power levels netreeeded for higher capacity devices and for quick battery charging.

Our customers value the capability to scale wireless charging to higher power levels as it secures their investments for future emerging opportunities, says Mark Cieri, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Active-Semi. With the addition of the new medium power solutions with ActiveCharge, our 15W solution offers a complete platform solution that is scalable, configurable, and now spanning smart phones to tablets and even laptops.

Active-Semis 15W MP wireless power transmitter is based on PAC5220 IC and is scalable to offer 65W+ transmitter power. PAC5220 IC, evaluation kits for WPC A11 and A6 solutions are in production now. Active-Semi is presently engaged with key customers for the MP solution and expects general availability in February that will include complete evaluation kits, reference design and software to enable fast prototyping and time-to-market.

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About Active-Semi

Founded in 2004 in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Active-Semi is a rapidly emerging leader in multi-billion dollar power management and intelligent digital motor drive IC markets. The company's portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs are scalable core platforms used in charging, powering and embedded digital control systems used in industrial, commercial and consumer equipment end-applications. Active-Semi offers Power Application Controllers (PAC), DC-DC, AC-DC and PMU products that significantly reduce solution size and cost, improve system reliability, and shorten system development cycle-time by over 50 percent.

Active-Semi ships about 40 million ICs per quarter, and has shipped over 1.5 billion ICs to-date. The multi-national company has over 150 patents granted and pending.

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