Central continually designs new devices for a wide breadth of industries including Alternative Energy, Consumer, Communications, Industrial/Scientific, and Medical.

Often developed for customer specific needs initially, Central's products can then provide a solution for many other applications.


alternative energy

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The need for alternative energy technologies is "fueling" the development of energy efficient discrete semiconductor solutions.

potential applications:

  • electric vehicle charge station
  • smart meter / smart grid
  • solar panel system
  • wind turbine control

consumer

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Innovative discrete solutions assist designers of consumer products by providing greater functionality, smaller size and longer battery life.

potential applications:

  • bluetooth headset
  • digital camera
  • night vision technology
  • set top box
  • smartphone
  • tablet computers

industrial/scientific

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Today's intelligent industrial & scientific applications demand energy efficient and smaller form fitting solutions to seamlessly interface with the power grid.

potential applications:

  • AC-DC switch mode power supply with PFC
  • air conditioner unit
  • motor control system
  • uninterrupted power supply (UPS)

lighting

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The demand for brighter and more efficient lighting solutions is driving discrete semiconductor innovation.

potential applications:

  • high-intensity discharge lamp
  • LED lighting driver
  • LED lighting driver with dimmer
  • low voltage LED products

medical

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The portability and functionality of today's medical products is made possible by smaller and more efficient discrete semiconductor solutions.

potential applications:

  • glucose meter
  • hearing aid
  • pulse oximeter

networking

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The increasing complexity of networks and peripheral devices demands "smarter" and more efficient discrete semiconductor solutions.

potential applications:

  • power over ethernet (PoE)
  • PoE audio speaker
  • PoE security camera
  • PoE point-of-sale (POS)