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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 Publishes HID Standard for Braille Displays
[5.31.2018] USB Implementers Forum

USB-IF Introduces Fast Charging to Expand its Certified USB Charger Initiative
[1.08.2018] USB Implementers Forum

USB-IF Announces USB 3.2 Specification Published
[09.25.2017] USB Implementers Forum

USB 3.0 Promoter Group Announces USB 3.2 Update
[07.25.2017] USB 3.0 Promoter Group

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

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

World's First USB Type-CTM Universal Authentication Dongle
[6.2018] Renesas Electronics

Teledyne LeCroy Voyager M310P Approved for USB Power Delivery 2.0 Compliance Testing
[1.29.2018] Teledyne LeCroy

Synopsys Delivers Industry's First USB 3.2 Verification IP and Test Suite for Higher Performance USB Designs
[10.04.2017] Synopsys, Inc.

GRL Introduces 2nd Generation USB Power Delivery and USB Type-CTM Tester (GRL-USB-PD-C2)
[09.18.2017] Granite River Labs

Teledyne LeCroy Upgrades Voyager USB Platform to Address 100% of Required USB Power Delivery and USB Type-C™ Compliance Tests
[07.19.2017] Teledyne Lecroy

VIA Labs VL820 becomes the World’s First USB-IF Certified USB 3.1
Gen 2 Hub

[07.12.2017] VIA Labs, Inc

Ellisys Introduces Comprehensive USB Type-C™ Analyzer with Support for DisplayPort™, Thunderbolt™, and More
[05.11.2017] Ellisys Corporation

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.