Power Integrations' TinySwitch IC - Finalist in 99 Discover Magazine Awards

May 02, 1999 by Jeff Shepard

Power Integrations Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) announced that its TinySwitch IC is a finalist in the 1999 Discover Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation. The TinySwitch is one of 27 technologies the selection panel chose as making a revolutionary impact on society."TinySwitch provides a unique solution to a global problem that costs billions of dollars annually in energy waste and air pollution," stated Power Integrations President and CEO Howard Earhart. "We are delighted that our VP of Engineering and New Business Development, Balu Balakrishnan, has been recognized for developing a product that not only enables a lower cost, higher performance power supply, but also benefits the environment.