Toshiba unveils wireless charging chipset

Toshiba unveils wireless charging chipset

PanARMENIAN.Net - Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced a new free positioning wireless charging chipset, SlashGear reports.

This chipset is fully compliant with the Wireless Power Consortium Qi interface specification A4, A8, A12, and A14. The chipset includes the TB6865FG power transmitter and the TB6860WBG receiver. The chipset uses a two-coil control architecture promising cost-effective battery charging. The TB6865FG chip is able to detect the position of mobile device and one of the coils. Energize for charging preserving efficiency and allowing the user to place the device anywhere on the charging mat.

The chipset also allows to mobile devices to be charged at the same time since it allows independent control of the dual coils. The system is able to achieve 74% efficiency across the majority of the charging area. The chipset will begin sampling in Q1 2013 priced at five dollars for the TB6865FG and three dollars for the TB6860WBG.

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