Toshiba has this week unveiled a new chip they have created in the form of the Toshiba “TC7763WBG” a wireless power receiver IC for mobile equipment that is compatible with the Qi.
Toshiba has optimised the new chip circuit design to increase maximum output power to 5 Watts and it offers a 95% maximum power conversion efficiency.
It also integrates protocol authentication circuit for power transfers and supports foreign object detection (FOD) functions. Toshiba explains a little more:
“Wireless charging allows adoption of an insulated case free of exposed charging ports, an advantage of that is stimulating demand for waterproof portable products, such as smartphones and wireless video game controllers. High power transmission is also required for wireless chargers to reduce charging time
Adopts compatible pin assignments with “TC7761WBG”, which supports maximum 3.5 Watts, allowing replacement without any need to change PCB design.“
For more information on the new Toshiba TC7763WBG chip jump over to the Toshiba press release website for details.
Source: Business WireFiled Under: Hardware, Technology News, Top News