Cree, a market-leading innovator and semiconductor manufacturer, is enhancing its value by dramatically improving the energy efficiency of solid-state lighting, power and communications products. Its unique material expertise in gallium nitride (GaN) -based silicon carbide (SiC) is used to make chips and packaged devices,operated in smaller spaces.The product line includes blue and green LED chips, lighting LEDs, backlight LEDs, power switching devices, and broadcast / wireless devices.
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.