Patent granted to O2Micro for dual input power management

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, August 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O2Micro® International Limited (NASDAQ Global Select Market: OIIM), a world leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced the grant of a patent issued to O2Micro for a method and a dual input power management system.

O2Micro was granted 18 claims under Japanese Patent No. 6894287 on June 7, 2021, for the invention of a dual input power management method and system. The invention monitors multiple power sources as regulator inputs and prioritizes certain power inputs to generate a regulator output to power the system.

Dr. Guoxing Li, Vice President of Advanced Technology, O2Micro, commented, “This invention helps extend battery run time by minimizing any unnecessary power dissipation by prioritizing the power source to power the controller. of battery. This technology supports battery control management and increased run times in consumer and industrial applications including electric vehicles, bicycles and scooters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), storage solar and wind power, cordless power tools, cordless vacuum cleaners and other cordless home and commercial applications. markets”.

About O2Micro:
Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the computing, consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Products include backlighting and battery management.

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Daniel Meyberg
O2Micro Investor Relations
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Joe Hasset
Gregory Communication
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Alan A. Seibert