California Approves First Mandatory LED Lamp Efficiency Standard

The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently passed the first mandatory LED lamp efficiency standard in the United States. The new standard specifies efficiency and quality regulations for both small directional lamps and general service lamps. To learn more about California's new standard, visit the Green Room.

Power Integrations Reports Fourth-Quarter Financial Results

Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. Net revenues for the fourth quarter were $87.3 million, down two percent from the prior quarter and up one percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. Net income was $12.7 million or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to $0.39 in the prior quarter and $0.48 in the fourth quarter of 2014. Cash flow from operations for the fourth quarter was $24.8 million.

Highly Efficient LYTSwitch-5 ICs Support Multiple LED Driver Topologies

Power Integrations today announced its LYTSwitch™-5 single-stage LED driver IC family. LYTSwitch-5 devices combine PFC and constant-current output, and support multiple common LED driver topologies. The LYTSwitch-5 family supports the safety-rated isolated flyback topology for ballast applications, and non-isolated topologies such as buck and buck-boost for low-cost lamps and bulbs.

InnoSwitch-CP ICs Dramatically Improve Charging Performance of Smart Mobile Devices

Power Integrations today announced its InnoSwitch™-CP family of off-line CV/CC flyback switching ICs. The new devices incorporate a constant power output profile which, when paired with an adaptive-voltage protocol such as Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 or USB-PD, permits smart mobile device makers to optimize charging time across a range of products.