Freescale offers Qi wireless charging with NFC & more for connected cars

freescaleFreescale Semiconductor today introduced a range of fully programmable wireless charging ICs for automotive and applications. The new Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi-certified transmit controller ICs and reference designs are fully qualified and available now.

Freescale’s new offerings allow for the rapid development of differentiated wireless charging systems. Flexibility is provided through a programming interface that places maximum control of the end-solution in the product developer’s hands.

Freescale’s customizable automotive solution consists of a Qi-certified transmit controller IC and accompanying reference design.

The software allows designers to address auto-specific issues such as avoiding key fob and car radio interference.

Chips available are entry level and a full blown option with mutiple standard sand NFC.

The MWCT1001A is an entry level muti-coils wireless charging transmission.

The  MWCT1003A is the premium option with Near Field Communication (NFC), multi-standard support, or CAN technology is easy using MWCT1003A, and is showcased on the reference design – WCT-5WTXAUTO. The auto-focused ICs meet AEC-Q100 requirements and support any 5W coil topology.

Continental claims that the entire platform uses auto grade components and takes into consideration other vital automotive functions to ensure the system can be seamlessly integrated.

Freescale’s new wireless charging solutions are available now. Please contact your local Freescale sales representative for pricing information or visit