Power Management IC charges wearables four times faster than competitors

Integrating a switching charger, the MAX77659 single inductor mode output (SIMO) power management IC (PMIC) from Analog Devices charges wearable devices and hearables four times faster than any other PMIC currently available.

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Reference design for NFC wireless charging is based on Panthronics’ PTX100W

Fabless semiconductor company, Panthronics, has released a reference design for a complete NFC wireless charging system based on its PTX100W NFC wireless charging controller.

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Farnell extends Nordic Semiconductor offering with its first PMIC

The first power management IC (PMIC) from Nordic Semiconductor, the nPM1100, is now available from Farnell. Claimed to be the industry’s most compact PMIC, it is intended for wearable electronics, remote controls, personal medical devices and smart home sensors.

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Rutronik adds Nordic Semiconductor’s PMIC

Offering efficient reliability in confined spaces, the Nordic nPM1100 is a dedicated power management IC (PMIC) with configurable dual-mode buck regulator and integrated battery charger. It is designed as a complementary component to Nordic‘s nRF52 and nRF53 series of SoCs and to ensure reliable power supply and stable operation while maximising battery life through high efficiency and low quiescent currents. It can also be used as a generic PMIC device, says Rutronik, which has added the nPM1100 to its portfolio.

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