Microchip Technology Inc. , Chandler, AZ, provides additions—the UCS1001-3, UCS1001-4, and UCS1002-2—to its programmable USB power controller portfolio offering USB-based charging capabilities for designing host devices, such as laptops, tablets, monitors, docking stations, and printers; as well as dedicated AC/DC power-supply and charging products, such as wall adapters. The controllers offer high current and priority charging for smartphones and tablets. The UCS1002-2 features a built-in current sensor that can report on the amount of charging current to optimize charging current and allocate power and can be updated for future charging profiles.
USB Power Controller from Microchip
Microchip Technology Inc.