TI Releases Industry's First Qi Certified Development Tools & Chipset for Wireless Power



Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced the industry's first Qi-certified wireless power development kit, which enables design engineers to speed the integration of wireless power technology in consumer electronics, such as digital cameras, smartphones, MP3 players and global positioning systems, along with infrastructure applications such as furniture and cars. The bqTESLA™ development kit includes a single-channel transmitter, a direct-charge receiver and associated magnetics for applications requiring 5 watts of power or less. No additional software development is required, offering true plug-and-play functionality. With the release of the kit, TI affirms its commitment to providing wireless power technology with high-level integration and functionality, while minimizing size and cost. For additional details on the bqTESLA kit, visit: www.ti.com/bqTESLA100LP-preu Key components of the bqTESLA development kit:

  • bq500110 wireless power transmitter manager
  • bq25046 single-input, 5-V power supply IC
  • MSP430bq1010 wireless power control and communications
Availability and pricing The bqTESLA development kit is in full production and available for immediate purchase. The kit is offered at $499 and can be ordered at www.ti.com/bqTESLA100LP-preu.