Wireless charging ICs offer dual mode power capability for quick charge

Dual-mode Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi 1.2 and AirFuel Alliance (PMA) SR1E medium power 15W capability has been added to the Semtech TS80000 wireless charging portfolio.
The ICs support the increased battery capacity for quick charging smart phones, tablets, phablets, and medical and industrial devices.
The company’s medium power wireless charging technology can be integrated into existing portable devices as well as infrastructure and automotive applications. The TS80K devices can support both receiver and transmitter applications. The company also provides reference designs and evaluation kits to implement the technology.
Key feature are the scalability. According to the company, this is the only product on the market that supports from 100mW low power wearable solutions to 100W high power solutions for industrial tools, medical equipment and “connected” furniture applications.
Multi-mode receiver and output power from 100mW to 20W allow compatibility between all transmitters supporting any of the three industry standards.
Multi-mode transmitter for all power levels, from 100mW to 40W allow embedded charging capability in furniture, vehicles and public venues that can support all three standards based on a single, cost-effective platform, says the company.

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