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One more patent for power supplier O2Micro

Posted: 23 Jun 2005 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:charging circuits? remote power sensing?

Power management supplier O2Micro Int. Ltd has received 14 claims under United States patent number 6,888,338 for its charging circuits with remote power sensing capabilities.

The patented architecture is specifically designed for portable computer and docking station applications, such as laptop computers, cell phones, pagers, personal digital assistants, etc. It enables an application's power supply to sense information about the total current from the device docking station to ensure it is within specific current supply limits.

Alex Hartular, VP of O2Micro's intelligent power business unit, commented, "This patented architecture extends the adapter power allocation feature to the rapidly increasing family of desknote systems."

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