Parade Introduces USB Type-C® Hub with HDMI™ & Power Delivery

Parade Technologies, Ltd. (Taiwan OTC: 4966.TWO), a leading high-speed interface, video display, and touch controller IC supplier, announces the PS188, a USB 3.2 Hub chip with integrated DisplayPort™ 1.4a to HDMI™ 2.0 converter and dual USB Power Delivery 3.0 controllers. The PS188 upstream facing port supports USB 3.2 (Gen 2×1) and DP Alternate Mode while downstream ports offer HDMI 2.0, two USB 3.2 (Gen 2×1) ports as well as an additional USB 2.0-only port. The two integrated Power Delivery controllers provide full PD 3.0 functionality to the upstream port and one downstream USB Type-C® port.

The PS188 represents the first fruits from Parade’s 2020 acquisition of Fresco Logic and combines Parade’s video expertise with Fresco’s USB Hub and Power Delivery technologies. PS188 joins Parade’s lineup alongside the PS186 DP to HDMI protocol converter, the FL5500 USB 3.2 hub and the FL7112 USB Type-C PD 3.0 Controller.

“PS188 is a unique product that demonstrates Parade’s commitment to expanding our roadmap to address a broader application space” says Jimmy Chiu, Executive VP of Marketing at Parade Technologies. “The high level of integration of the PS188 significantly simplifies the design of dongles, mobile docks, and other innovative products, offering improved time-to-market for our customers.”

Pricing and Availability

The PS188 is currently sampling with production to follow later this year.

It is available in an 8mm x 12mm 100-pin QFN package. Pricing and more availability info please visit email:

About Parade Technologies

Parade Technologies, Ltd. is a leading supplier of mixed-signal ICs for a variety of increasingly used high-speed and display interface standards used in network and storage systems, computers, automotive, consumer electronics, and display panels. Parade is a fabless semiconductor company founded in 2005 and publicly listed on Taipei Exchange (TPEx) in 2011 (stock code: 4966).

Parade’s portfolio of signal conditioning and protocol expansion IC products serves the growing demand for high speed data integrity solutions for HDMI, DisplayPort, USB, and PCI Express interface applications. Parade leverages its close relationships with market leading Tier-1 OEMs to develop ICs that enable competitive system capabilities. Parade is also a key contributor to industry standards development organizations.

The company’s devices integrate proprietary technologies that offer superior signal integrity as well as improved system integration and power efficiency. As a result of the company’s “standards-plus” design philosophy, Parade ICs have been designed into products offered by nearly every leading computer and display vendor worldwide.

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Über die Macnica GmbH

About Macnica Europe GmbH
Macnica’s European headquarter was originally established in the UK in 2006, and moved to Germany in July 2008, to increase efficacy of its service for European customers.

By it’s acquisition of the Munich based company Scantec Mikroelektronik in 2014 Macnica Europe formed a powerful semiconductor distribution with headquarters in Munich and Ingolstadt and numerous sales offices in Europe offering an attractive and competitive portfolio of highly sophisticated devices.

Macnica provides end to end support from design-in to production through its global service network to its customers, regardless of the final destination of the product shipment to customers’ manufacturing locations.

About Macnica, Inc.
Macnica was established in 1972 as a semiconductor distribution company headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and has over 84 sales offices worldwide in eastern Asia, Europe and the USA. Total number of employees is over 3,000 and its consolidated revenue for fiscal 2019 was approximately US$ 5 B.

Macnica is famous for having an excellent engineering team of more than 900 application support engineers, IC designers and software developers with strong focus on providing technical support for its customers including custom design services. Mac-nica is continuing to extend its presence globally by having successful partners in strategic areas in the electronics market.

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

Macnica GmbH
Am Pulverl 5
85051 Ingolstadt
Telefon: +49 (841) 88198-0
Telefax: +49 (841) 88198199

Josef Sigl
Telefon: +49 (89) 899143-15
Fax: +49 (89) 899143-17
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