Bel Fuse Inc. announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive, worldwide, multi-year field of use license agreement with Japan-based Cosel, Co., LTD, a leading global provider of high-quality, ultra-small AC-DC power supplies, DC-DC converters and noise filters. Under the terms of the agreement, Bel Power Solutions has licensed specific digital power technology (DPT) patents to Cosel, which will design and manufacture an array of board mounted power supply solutions employing the newly licensed DPT. The DPT patents were acquired by Bel through the Company’s recent acquisition of the Power-One’s Power Solutions business from ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB).
Digital power architecture enables OEMs’ products and data centers to optimize power conversion efficiency, reduce energy costs, and enhance energy management capabilities. It drives increased power density, lower cooling costs, improved product functionality, advanced monitoring, and flexible product configuration.
DTP is used in designs based on FPGAs (Field-Programmable Gate Array), ASICS (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) and DSPs (Digital Signal Processor) requiring multiple voltage rails and output voltages dropping below 1V. DPT facilitates telemetry, which allows the system to accurately monitor its power consumption and thermal performance to let designers easily engineer key features such as system power optimization, fault detection and predictive maintenance features into their end products.
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