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O2Micro USB Charger Selected by Leading Camcorder OEM

January 10, 2011 by Jeff Shepard

O2Micro International Ltd. announced that its USB Charger (OZ8070) integrated circuit (IC) is in production in an industry-leading customer’s new Camcorder application.

O2Micro’s USB Charger is a 2-cell Lithium Ion (LiIon) battery charging and protection IC. It provides USB upstream and downstream power bus protection. Applications include camcorder, DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex), DSC (Digital Still Camera), and other USB-powered devices.

Laszlo Lipcsei, Vice President, O2Micro, commented, "OZ8070 is the industry’s first USB boost charger that, due to its high accuracy and conversion efficiency, ensures safe charging of the battery while maximizing USB power usage. O2Micro will continue to develop its USB charger, and related products, to support USB charging worldwide."