No additional software required, plug-and-play functionality
Texas Instruments, a semiconductor manufacturing company, has launched Qi certified wireless power development kit, which the company says enables design engineers to speed the integration of wireless power technology in consumer electronics.
The bqTELSA development kit includes a single-channel transmitter, a direct-charge receiver and associated magnetics for applications requiring 5 watts of power or less.
The new kit requires no additional software development, offering true plug-and-play functionality.
With the release of the kit, TI is expected to provide wireless power technology with high-level integration and functionality, while minimising size and cost, the company said.
The bqTESLA development kit components include bq500110 wireless power transmitter manager, bq25046 single-input, 5-V power supply IC, MSP430bq1010 wireless power control and communications.