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Etron’s USB Type-C™ Switch and Power Delivery Semiconductor Controller — EJ988 — Wins COMPUTEX 2015 Best Choice Golden Award
Etron’s EJ988 is the World’s First USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gb/s SW Plus USB Power Delivery 2.0 Single-Chip for USB Type-C™
COMPUTEX, Taipei, June 2015— Etron Technology, Inc. (Taiwan GTSM: 5351) today announced that the company’s leading USB Type-C™ Switch and Power Delivery Semiconductor Controller EJ988— which supports USB Type-C reversible connectors on both ends, permits PD of 5 Amps at 20 Volts to reach a maximum of 100 watts, and provides rapid data transfer speeds of up to USB 3.1 Gen 2 10 Gb/s — received the Best Choice Golden Award of COMPUTEX 2015. The EJ988 is highly suitable for compact mobile devices and wearables. The listing applications are as follows: PC, NB, tablet system side high speed data and power transfer, HDD enclosure, power bank device side quick battery charging and data storage, etc.
“Acknowledging the needs of most customers who have limited space in their system products or wish to reduce their motherboard footprint, Etron Technology is the first in the world to launch an IC that integrates the USB Type-C Switch and the USB PD 2.0 function, the EJ988. The EJ988 supports USB Type-C reversible connectors on both ends, permits power delivery of 5 Amps at 20 Volts to reach a maximum of 100 watts, and provides rapid data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gb/s. Thus, the EJ988 reduces volume required for these USB functions and saves significant space on motherboards. The EJ988 is highly suitable for compact mobile and wearable electronics,” said Dr. Nicky Lu, Etron Technology Chairman & CEO.
“The Computex 2015 Best Choice Golden Award is an impressive accomplishment and USB-IF congratulates Etron for receiving this honor,” said Jeff Ravencraft, USB-IF President and COO. “The proliferation of USB Type-C, USB 3.1, and USB Power Delivery products such as Etron’s EJ988 demonstrates the industry enthusiasm for the next generation of USB technology as a truly single cable solution.”
Etron will demonstrate its award winning product – EJ988 at M0820, USB Community, Nang-Gong Exhibition Hall and booth A0437, Hall 1, TWTC. We warmly welcome you to visit our booth During Computex Taipei 2015 from 2nd to 5th June. For more information, please visit our website: www.etron.com.tw
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