The usage of these converters is so wide that it's higher cost compare to its predecessors is not really important. It's performance characteristics with no dropouts, burn outs or shutdowns is something unique and still highly efficient and useful.
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As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.