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Toshiba Launches Qi Compliant Wireless Power Receiver IC with Low Heat Generation
Associated Press
2013-12-09 09:42 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2013--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of "TC7761WBG", a wireless power receiver IC that complies with Qi Standard 1 Low Power Specifications version1.1, defined by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). The IC will be used in wireless power supply applications, such as smartphones and mobile accessories. Mass production shipments start today. ICs used in mobile applications including smartphones, are required to generate heat at low level, to prevent overheating. The "TC7761WBG" is fabricated with a combined CMOS-DMOS wafer process that cuts heat generation to 70% that of an equivalent product 2 while achieving 95% power conversion efficiency. The IC's built-in protocol authentication circuit eliminates the need for an external microcontroller, contributing to simplification of the system.

Toshiba: "TC7761WBG", a wireless power receiver IC that complies with Qi Standard Low Power Specifications version1.1. (Photo: Business Wire)

Key Features of New Product

Reduces heat generation by 30%.

Achieves 95% maximum power conversion efficiency.

Integrates protocol authentication circuit of Qi standard

Complies with Qi Low Power Specifications version1.1 that includes FOD (Foreign Object Detection) function.

Awarded Qi certification at output power of 3.5W.

Applications

Mobile devices such as smartphones and mobile accessories

Notes: 1: The international standard for wireless charging, defined by the Wireless Power Consortium. 2: Comparison with "TB6862WBG".

Customer Inquiries: Mixed Signal IC Sales and Marketing Department Tel: +81-44-548-2821

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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CONTACT: Media Inquiries:

Toshiba Corporation

Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

Takashi Mochizuki, +81-3-3457-4963

semicon-NR-mailbox@ml.toshiba.co.jp

KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC JAPAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARDWARE SEMICONDUCTOR MOBILE/WIRELESS MANUFACTURING OTHER MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

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PUB: 12/08/2013 08:16 PM/DISC: 12/08/2013 08:16 PM

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