Brian King, Texas Instruments
EETimes (2/23/2016 09:00 AM EST)
After much discussion, products with new USB Type-C (Type-C) ports are finally here! In 2015, Apple's new MacBook and Google's Nexus 6P were released with the new USB-C port.
Now that major players have paved the way, 2016 promises to see widespread adoption of the Type-C standard. There is little doubt that consumers will be pleased with the smaller connectors, faster speed and reversible connections (no more fumbling around for the correct orientation to insert the cable). However, USB Power Delivery (PD) represents a major evolution, if not a revolution, for AC/DC adaptors.
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