USB with new power delivery specification for faster battery charging

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that has started developing of a a new power delivery specification which will enable delivery of more power via the familiar USB connectors and cables – up to 100W, which means faster charging for your devices.

The new forthcoming specification will coexist with the USB Battery Charging 1.2 specification and existing USB bus-powered applications. This new power spec also will  enable voltage and current values to be negotiated over the USB power pins and switchable source of power delivery without changing cable direction, while in the same time will work equally well with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0.

USB new power delivery specification

The new USB Power Delivery specification will be ready for industry review during the final quarter of this year, while final specification is expected to be published in ea

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