O2Micro® International Limited (NASDAQ Global Select Market: OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced the grant of a patent for circuits that drive light sources, along with a light source module.

O2Micro was issued 21 claims under US patent US 10,757,770 B2 on Aug 25, 2020, for the invention of light source driving circuits and a light source module. The module supports dual light sources, along with a current allocation unit. The allocation unit adjusts the current through each light source based on the output.

Dr. Yung Lin, Executive Vice President, O2Micro, commented, “This light source driver fills the need for multi-color lighting applications through our intelligent current-allocation technique providing color adjustments. This technology will allow for light output temperature adjustment between Pure White Light and more traditional Warm Light without changing bulbs.”

About O2Micro:Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial and Automotive markets. Products include Backlighting and Battery Management.

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Daniel Meyberg
Investor Relations