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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)


Google wants all Chromebooks to charge via USB-CTM, and it's almost there
[01.25.17] Android Central

17 Predictions for Products in 2017
[01.05.17] Gear Patrol

USB Type-CTM Report
[12.16.16] IHS Markit

USB-IF fights consumer confusion with new power brick certification program
[08.16.16] Ars Technica






Member Press Releases

Genesys Logic Announces USB3.1 Gen 2 Hub Controller with Multiple Upstream Port Support and USB-C™ Integrated – GL3590
[01.03.2017] Genesys Logic, Inc.

Genesys Logic Announces GL3239, Industry’s First Single Chip Support Smart Card, NFC Application and SD UHS-I Card
[01.03.2017] Genesys Logic, Inc.

Synopsys’ New USB 2.0 Type-C IP Cuts Power and Area for IoT Edge Applications
[07.13.2016] Synopsys

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