OMicro Wins Patent for Power Source Detection Technology
OMicro^® International Limited (Nasdaq: OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced that it was issued 17 claims under United States patent number 8,242,742 for its Power Source Detection chargers, systems and methods.
This invention, as part of a charger IC, compares a detection voltage to a predetermined reference voltage to identify whether the power source is a USB host or an AC adapter.
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