NXP Announces Industry’s First USB-IF Compliant Type-C PD-PHY

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Dec. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), today announced the availability of PTN5100, Type-C baseband Power Delivery Physical layer (PD-PHY), the latest IC addition to its total USB Type-C solution for a wide range of platforms including notebooks, desktops, PC accessories and mobile connected devices. Cementing its innovative leadership in Type-C, the PTN5100 with USB-IF compliance is pivotal in easing Type-C design and growing the ecosystem for Type-C solutions.

“Interoperability, reliability and compliance is key to ecosystem enablement,” said Grahame Cooney, general manager of the secure interfaces business sector at NXP Semiconductors. “The arrival of USB Type-C connectors heralds a new age of consumer convenience, and with the PTN5100, we’re ensuring the flexibility essential for OEMs to develop future-proof concepts of new consumer devices with Type-C connectors.”

The PTN5100 solution is available now. For more information about PTN5100 visit http://www.nxp.com/documents/short_data_sheet/PTN5100_SDS.pdf.

For more information about NXP Type-C solutions, please visit, http://www.nxp.com/technologies/usb-type-c.html.

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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) creates solutions that enable Secure Connections for a Smarter World. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the application areas Connected Car, Security, Portable & Wearable and Internet of Things. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $5.65 billion in 2014. Find out more at nxp.com.

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For further press information, please contact: Europe: Martijn van der Linden +31 6 10914896 Martijn.van.der.linden@nxp.com Greater China / Asia: Esther Chang +886 2 8170 9990 esther.chang@nxp.com Americas: Hillary Cain +1 408 518 5227 hillary.cain@nxp.com

Source:NXP Semiconductors Netherlands B.V.