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Press Releases

Below you will find current USB press releases and articles. Additional USB-IF and Member press releases are also available. Press releases are in pdf format. If you have trouble downloading the files, you can download the free Acrobat Reader.

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USB-IF Press Releases 

USB-IF Announces USB Audio Device Class 3.0 Specification
[09.27.2016] USB Implementers Forum

USB-IF Announces a New Certified USB Charger Logo and Compliance Program
[08.15.2016] USB Implementers Forum

Charger Logo & Certification Program Infographic

IEC Formally Adopts USB Type-C™, USB Power Delivery and USB 3.1 Specifications
[07.13.2016] USB Implementers Forum and IEC

USB 3.0 Promoter Group Defines Authentication Protocol for USB Type-C™
[04.13.2016] USB Implementers Forum

USB-IF Offers Guidance to Industry for Design Compliance of USB Devices
[2.21.2016] USB Implementers Forum

USB-IF Announces USB Developer Days in North America and Asia
[9.10.2015] USB Implementers Forum

IEC and USB-IF Expand Cooperation to Support Next-Generation High-Speed Data Delivery and Device Charging Applications
[12.08.2014]USB Implementers Forum and IEC

USB 3.0 Promoter Group Announces Power and Device Class Specifications to Support Development of USB Type-C Ecosystem
[09.09.2014] USB Implementers Forum

Click to learn more More USB-IF and Member  Press Releases (archives)


USB-IF Keeps Malware at Bay with USB Type-C Authentication Spec
[May 5, 2016] ComputerWorld Hong Kong

USB-C Authentication Tech to Restrict Usage of Uncertified USB-C Accessories and Cables
[April 13, 2016] Anandtech

USB-IF Battles Malware and Bad Chargers with Type-C Authentication Spec
[April 12, 2016] ArsTechnica

Backers Say USB-C Is the Cable of the Future
[04.22.15]  The New York Times

How Your USB Cables Are About to Change Forever

The Reversible USB Plug is Here!
[01.09.15]  Tested

This is the USB you've been waiting for
[01.09.15]  CNET

This is the reversible USB plug of your future -- CES 2015
[01.05.15]  The Verge






Member Press Releases

Synopsys’ New USB 2.0 Type-C IP Cuts Power and Area for IoT Edge Applications

Visit Allion @ Computex Taipei 2016 Experience Comprehensive Test Service for USB Type-C™ Cables
[6.2.2016] Allion Labs, Inc.

Synopsys Delivers Industry's First Verification IP for USB Power Delivery 3.0
[04.13.2016] Synopsys, Inc

Genesys Logic announces GL3466, the first scanner controller with integrated USB 3.1 Gen 1 that can be applied to high-speed counterfeit detectors
[04.12.2016] Genesys Logic, Inc

STMicroelectronics Launches USB Type-C™ and Power-Delivery Interfaces, Focused on Architectural Flexibility and Highly Integrated Protection
[1.11.2016] STMicroelectronics

Cypress's USB Power Delivery Controllers Achieve USB-IF Certification for Multiple USB Type-C Applications
[08.19.2015] Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

Fresco Logic to Demonstrate All-In-One USB Docking Solution at IDF 2015 Featuring USB Type-C™ and USB Power Delivery
[08.19.2015] Fresco Logic]