Founded in 1996, ACARD Technology Corp. is a world-class leader in storage solutions. At the beginning of the business, ACARD focuses on R & D of IC chips, became the first company in Taiwan to have the ability to design SCSI chips. With the continuous operation of ACARD's integrity and high-quality management philosophy, the company was officially listed on December 6, 2004 (Codenamed 3126). In order to further expand its business, ACARD formally obtained the approval of Dun & Bradstreet certification in 2008,and highly praised by IDE & SCSI. It is also the world's first manufacturer of PCI Ultra ATA-100/133 IDE RAID Adapter for PCI PowerMac and PCI Ultra ATA-133 IDE RAID Adapter. Currently available products include integrated circuits, SCSI / IDE / SCSI-to-IDE / SATA storage controllers, disk storage controllers and systems, storage applications.
Dialog Semiconductor, Inc. (Deutsche Stock Exchange: DLG), a highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology provider, today announced the availability of the first state machine-based USB power supply on the market. Transfer (USB-PD) interface IC -- iW656. The device helps design engineers develop small, portable power adapters that meet the relevant standards for high efficiency, fast charging, and high power density. Compatible with the latest USB Type-CTM standard, the iW656 supports fast charging applications for AC/DC power adapters for smartphones, tablets and other portable computing devices.