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TI Kicks Off 2007 Portable Power Management Design Seminar Series

Practical One-Day Seminar Focuses on Latest Design Approaches and Applications

Aug 6, 2007

DALLAS (August 6, 2007) - Building on the success of its popular power design seminars, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced the schedule for its 2007 Portable Power Design Seminar series. Leading TI power management experts will conduct the one-day seminar in 23 cities worldwide, starting in September. For more information, see: www.ti.com/portableseminar2007.

The 2007 Portable Power Design Seminar series provides practical sessions focused on advanced battery management and power conversion concepts, basic design principles and "real-world" application examples, such as notebook computing and portable navigation systems. Seminar presenters will cover design issues and considerations, design techniques, topologies, tools and examples. Topics include:

  • New Battery Technology and Portable Power Management Development
  • Li-Ion Battery Fundamentals and Battery Pack Electronics Design
  • Battery Capacity Monitoring Accuracy and Implementation
  • Battery Charging System Design Considerations
  • Buck-Boost Converters for Portable Systems
  • Driving White LED as Backlight for Small and Medium-Sized LCD Displays
  • Portable Power Circuit Collection - Extending Applications of Standard ICs
  • PWM and PFM Operation of DC/DC Converters for Portable Applications
  • Component Selection, Layout and Thermal Design Consideration for DC/DC Converters

The seminar begins in North America in September. Fourteen additional cities are scheduled for China, Korea, India, Japan and Europe from September through December.

North America Dates and Locations:

September 14 - Boston

October 3 - Baltimore

October 18 - Atlanta

October 23 - San Jose

October 24 - Orange County

October 25 - San Diego

October 25 - Austin

October 30 - Dallas

November 9 - Orlando

Battery Power Management Products

TI meets the power design needs of customers through innovative products and technical support. Through its analog and digital systems expertise and manufacturing capabilities, TI provides high-performance, discrete and integrated power management solutions to fit any portable, line-powered design challenge - from cell phones and PDAs to telecom, industrial and computing applications. See: power.ti.com