GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, July 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O2Micro® International Limited (NASDAQ Global Select Market: OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced the grant of a key system and method for driving light source patent.
O2Micro was issued 13 claims under China patent CN-107241823-B on July 12, 2019 for the invention of a system for driving a light source including a power converter and control circuitry. The control circuitry generates a control signal based on the voltage feedback signal indicative of a combination of the output voltage, current and the light source and controls the power converter. US and UK claims are patent pending.
Dr. Yung Lin, Executive Vice President, O2Micro, commented, "This invention provides an effective and efficient power management solution for LED backlighting applications.”
Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, Automotive and Communications markets. Products include LED General Lighting, Backlighting, Battery Management and Power Management.
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