Richardson RFPD, Power Integrations Ink Global Deal

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced a global agreement with Power Integrations, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson RFPD will distribute Power Integrations’ SCALE™ IGBT drivers for the high-power market, as well as its new SCALE-iDriver™ integrated circuits, on a worldwide basis. Power Integrations’ family of SCALE gate drivers reduce component count,…

Mouser Stocks PI InnoSwitch-CP Switching ICs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the InnoSwitch-CP switching ICs, part of the InnoSwitch family from Power Integrations. These new offline constant-current/constant-voltage flyback switching ICs incorporate a constant power output profile which, when paired with an adaptive-voltage protocol such as USB-PD, helps designers of smart devices achieve faster charge times, improved charging efficiency, and backward…

PI Power Supply Design Tool Now in the Cloud

San Jose, Calif. – Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced that its powerful, flexible power supply unit (PSU) design tool, PI Expert™ Suite, is now accessible as a cloud-based app. Previously, users downloaded the tool to a local PC or workstation; with the cloud-based version…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

Power Integrations Wins Patent Decision

 Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI) today announced a verdict in one of its ongoing patent infringement lawsuits against Fairchild Semiconductor. After a month-long trial in federal district court in San Francisco, a jury found yesterday that Fairchild willfully infringed two of Power Integrations’ patents, and awarded Power Integrations damages of $105 million. Based on the finding…