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O2Micro bags PWM generator patent

Posted: 22 Jun 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:digital PWM generator? U.S. patent? PWM generator patent?

Paving the way for the extension of its lighting patent portfolio, O2Micro International Ltd announced it was issued seven claims under U.S. patent number 7,184,480 for its digital pulse width modulator (PWM) generator.

The patented architecture employs a digital control methodology to provide a PWM generator to design an IC according to a specific application. Product applications include LCD monitors and TVs, GPS units and PDAs, where an adequate PWM signal is required.

Ying Lin, O2Micro executive VP, commented, "This patent grant is an important addition to O2Micro's lighting patent portfolio, broadening the LCD product applications."

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