Semtech Releases LinkCharge™ LP Multi-Device Wireless Charging Solution
Wireless charging platform simultaneously charges multiple low-power wearables from a single transmitter
Camarillo, California - August 3, 2017 -
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced availability of its innovative wireless charging solution, LinkCharge™ LP (low power). The next-generation platform concurrently charges multiple, low-power devices using a single transmitter.
Semtech’s LinkCharge LP technology provides positioning and spatial freedom that allows for charging of multiple devices. The platform delivers one-watt of output power to charging devices and specifically targets low-power applications including hearing aids, activity trackers, smart headphones, smart jewelry and clothing, low power industrial, portable medical equipment, and LED fixtures.
“Semtech continues to introduce industry leading meaningful innovation to the market with a wireless charging technology that supports charging multiple devices at once,” said Ruwanga Dassanayake, Power Management Product Line Manager for Semtech’s Power and High-Reliability Products Group. “The availability of LinkCharge LP gives our customers the unique user experience and flexibility to charge multiple devices without multiple power supplies and charging cables.”
LinkCharge LP currently is available through Semtech’s distribution channel and is priced at $200 per EVM.
Key Features of the LinkCharge LP Technology Platform:
• Simultaneously charges multiple LinkCharge LP receivers
• Positioning and spatial freedom for the charging device(s) on the transmitter
• Delivers 1W of output power to the charging devices
• 5V input/2W output power
• Utilizes a Semtech proprietary protocol for communication
• Low-power wearables:
o Hearing aids
o Smart jewelry and clothing
o Activity trackers
• Electric tooth brushes
• LED fixtures
• Low-power industrial applications
• Low-power portable medical devices
• Learn more about Semtech Wireless Charging Technology: www.semtech.com/wireless-charging
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About Semtech’s LinkCharge Platform
Semtech’s LinkCharge wireless charging platform provides a range of solutions to enable wireless power in next-generation products for consumers, infrastructure and industrial applications. It includes the LinkCharge 40 Series, the LinkCharge 20 Series, and the LinkCharge LP. The LinkCharge platform is compatible with the major industry standards ensuring end products can quickly charge any wireless charging-equipped device even as the industry adoption continues to grow and evolve. More information about LinkCharge platform and the rest of Semtech’s wireless charging solutions is available at www.semtech.com/wireless-charging.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.
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