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CES is the Global Stage for Innovation

CES is the Global Stage for Innovation

Dec 30, 2018

World-changing innovations such as the first video cassette recorder (VCR) in 1970 to the world’s first laptop that can charge wirelessly have been announced at CES, the worlds gathering place for innovation.

World-changing innovations and Gallium Nitride (GaN), a critical building-block component behind many of today’s new and exciting consumer technology innovations such as self-driving cars, robots, drones, wireless power solutions, world-class audio and cutting-edge automotive solutions go hand in hand.

Vital building-block components such as Efficient Power Conversion’s eGaN FETs and ICs are not always visible to the average consumer, but to the innovator, these are critical tools required to build the next life-changing products.

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EPC GaN Applications

At CES 2019, EPC will be demonstrating the power of eGaN technology to enhance two game-changing consumer applications – wirelessly powered systems for the home and LiDAR systems for self-driving autonomous vehicles.

In the EPC Palazzo hospitality suite at The Venetian hotel, EPC will have multiple wirelessly powered surfaces on display to demonstrate the myriad of consumer applications in the home for systems with enough power to simultaneously power a computer, power a lamp, power an alarm clock, communicate via a digital assistant, charge a cell phone and charge a wearable – all without running a single power cord to any of the devices.

Also shown in the suite will be multiple eGaN FET-based LiDAR systems. LiDAR technology is emerging as the leading technology to act as the ‘eyes’ for self-driving cars, and increasingly finding new applications in warehouse automation, augmented reality, and drones.

For the audiophiles amongst us, new GaN-based Class-D amplifier systems will be providing a high fidelity listening experience in the suite. In Class-D audio systems, the audio performance is impacted by the FET characteristics. GaN enables higher fidelity Class-D audio amplifiers....If you're not listening with GaN, you're not hearing the best!

See, learn, and discuss eGaN technology with GaN experts at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 8th to January 11th,2019.

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