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TI affirms plans to develop products for new Qi wireless power standard

Qi Wireless Power Consortium specification, version 1.0 is critical step forward

Sep 1, 2010

DALLAS (Sept. 1, 2010) –Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) announced today its adoption of the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) Qi standard. The V1.0 specification outlines the function and performance of an interoperable wireless charging system. The ratification of the standard is a significant step toward industry-wide adoption of wireless charging technology.

“We believe standardization is one of the most critical steps toward universal adoption of this technology,” said Masoud Beheshti, director of worldwide strategic marketing and applications for TI’s Power Management business unit. “As we demonstrated at CES 2010, TI is committed to roll out cost-effective and efficient solutions in the coming months to further enable manufacturers to introduce products with wireless charging capability to the market.”

The WPC includes industry stakeholders like TI whose efforts drove the development of the Qi standard. To learn more about the WPC and its members visit http://www.wirelesspowerconsortium.com/.

Find out more about TI’s battery charging portfolio and other power management products by visiting the links below:

For information on TI’s wireless charging evaluation kit visit: www.ti.com/wirelesspower-pr

Download TI’s Power Management Guide: www.ti.com/powerguide-pr

See TI’s complete power management portfolio: www.ti.com/power-pr

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