Texas Instruments Announces Portable Power Design Seminars

Building on the success of its popular power design seminars, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced the schedule for its 2007 Portable Power Design Seminar series. Leading TI power management experts will conduct the one-day seminar in 23 cities worldwide, starting in September.

The 2007 Portable Power Design Seminar series provides practical sessions focused on advanced battery management and power conversion concepts, basic design principles and “real-world” application examples, such as notebook computing and portable navigation systems. Seminar presenters will cover design issues and considerations, design techniques, topologies, tools and examples. Topics include:

    Texas Instruments Portable Power Design Seminar

  • New Battery Technology and Portable Power Management Development
  • Li-Ion Battery Fundamentals and Battery Pack Electronics Design
  • Battery Capacity Monitoring Accuracy and Implementation
  • Battery Charging System Design Considerations
  • Buck-Boost Converters for Portable Systems
  • Driving White LED as Backlight for Small and Medium-Sized LCD Displays
  • Portable Power Circuit Collection – Extending Applications of Standard ICs
  • PWM and PFM Operation of DC/DC Converters for Portable Applications
  • Component Selection, Layout and Thermal Design Consideration for DC/DC Converters

The seminar begins in North America in September. Fourteen additional cities are scheduled for China, Korea, India, Japan and Europe from September through December.

North America Dates and Locations:

  • September 14 – Boston
  • October 3 – Baltimore
  • October 18 – Atlanta
  • October 23 – San Jose
  • October 24 – Orange County
  • October 25 – San Diego
  • October 25 – Austin
  • October 30 – Dallas
  • November 9 – Orlando

Battery Power Management Products
TI meets the power design needs of customers through innovative products and technical support. Through its analog and digital systems expertise and manufacturing capabilities, TI provides high-performance, discrete and integrated power management solutions to fit any portable, line-powered design challenge – from cell phones and PDAs to telecom, industrial and computing applications.