|By Business Wire||
|December 17, 2013 08:07 AM EST||
Power electronics innovator FINsix Corporation (FINsix) will unveil the world’s smallest laptop adapter at the 2014 International CES show in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2014. The 65W FINsix Adapter is 4x smaller and 6x lighter than today’s adapters. It comes in a wall plug form factor, thus eliminating the thick and inflexible AC cable. By having an auxiliary 2.1A USB port, it eliminates the need to carry chargers for other devices such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile professionals, students, and everyone on the go will appreciate the incredible portability of this adapter. While laptops have gotten significantly smaller and lighter over the last decade, the power “bricks” necessary to charge these devices remain large and bulky. The FINsix adapter solves this problem.
FINsix’s highly miniaturized laptop adapters are made possible by our Very High Frequency (VHF) power conversion technology. This novel technology has switching frequencies between 30MHz and 300MHz, a thousand times faster than traditional power conversion. FINsix’s VHF technology is covered by 20 issued and pending patents.
“We are excited to offer a universal adapter that will lighten the load of today’s mobile professional,” said Vanessa Green, chief executive office of FINsix Corporation. “Consumer electronics devices have migrated to smaller and more portable form factors and FINsix’s adapter gives power electronics the unprecedented ability to align with this trend”.
FINsix’s 65W Laptop Adapter was selected as a 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award honoree in the Portable Power category. This prestigious award is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA). Products chosen for this award reflect innovative design and engineering. The FINsix product scored highly across all judging criteria, and it joins a small percentage of products that are given this honor each year.
FINsix will begin production of its innovative 65W adapter in mid-2014.
To see the world’s smallest laptop adapter, please visit FINsix’s booth #74113 at the Venetian during the 2014 International CES. FINsix will also be exhibiting at the ShowStoppers press event on January 7, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel. Our award-winning Adapter will also be featured at the 2014 CES Innovations Award Showcase.
About FINSix Corporation
FINsix Corporation, the worldwide leader in VHF power conversion technology (30 to 300MHz switching frequency), is bringing to market highly miniaturized power conversion products that offer high power density and excellent performance. This disruptive technology is transforming power delivery for consumer electronics. FINsix was founded in 2010 as a spinout from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology LEES Laboratory. The company has 20 issued and pending patents. FINsix is based in Menlo Park, CA. For more information, visit www.FINsix.com.