O2Micro Receives Patent for Inverter PDA Applications


SANTA CLARA, Calif. & GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2003--O2Micro® International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM - News), a leading supplier of innovative power management and security ICs to mobile computer and communications manufacturers, was granted 24 claims under United States patent number 6,515,881 for Inverter operability controlled to reduce electromagnetic interference in Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) applications.

The patented architecture minimizes electromagnetic interference that can affect the read/write process of the CPU and other components during normal operation of a PDA.


"This patent grant broadens O2Micro's Inverter product application market to small handheld devices," said Dr. Yung Lin, executive vice president of O2Micro's Intelligent Lighting business unit.





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