20 Mar '17, 8am

Wireless charging demand boosting PDC technology popularity

Wireless charging demand boosting PDC technology popularity Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Monday 20 March 2017] Wireless charging demand is expected to pick up with the arrival of the next-generation iPhones and the trend is also expected to prompt smartphone vendors to adopt glass- or ceramic-based chassis instead of the traditional metal one because of its new charging method. Chassis makers have also been pushing physical direct connection (PDC) technology to help improve these new chassis' yield rates and costs. Since metal chassis will create interference with the wireless charging's induction coil, glass or ceramic type of chassis has become popular among smartphone vendors that are looking to release wireless charging smartphones. However, traditional crafting method for glass or ceramic chassis such as laminated process, has rather low yield rates and ...

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