News tagged ‘wireless charging’

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Bezalel's latest portable wireless charger, ARK, uses the Qi standard, and apparently can charge phones 20% faster than other wireless chargers, or 5% faster than conventional cable-charging from battery packs. It also supports dual charging with a USB port, so you can charge your second mobile device simultaneously.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Pentax's New Rugged Camera WG-3 GPS Can Charge Wirelessly

Pentax's New Rugged Camera WG-3 GPS Can Charge Wirelessly

Pentax has announced the latest versions of their distinctive looking rugged digital compacts; the WG-3, WG-3 GPS and the WG-10. The WG-3 GPS is compatible with the wireless Qi (inductive power standard) recharging system and can recharge wirelessly.

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012

Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Apple has filed a patent application for wireless charging technology based on magnetic resonance. The difference with most wireless charging technologies on the market is that Apple's patent covers charging from a distance up to 1m.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Intel Banking on Wireless Charging to Improve Mobile Offerings

Intel Banking on Wireless Charging to Improve Mobile Offerings

Intel is turning to wireless charging to improve on the attractiveness of its mobile offerings. Intel hopes to introduce this in Intel-powered Ultrabooks and smartphones by the second half of 2013.

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

TDK Develops Ultra-thin Receiving Coil Unit for Wireless Power Transfer on Mobile Devices

Measuring a mere 0.57mm thin, the receiving coil is highly resistant to shock, providing excellent reliability. The coil's design minimizes the tendency towards rising resistance and achieves a power transfer efficiency to meet Wireless Power Consortium's "Qi" standard.

Thursday, 12 Jan 2012

Toshiba Waterproof Tablet Charged Wirelessly in Water

Toshiba Waterproof Tablet Charged Wirelessly in Water

We found more quirky tech showcases at Toshiba's booth in the form of an underwater tablet. But that's not all, the tablet comes with a wireless power charge through the use of magnetic resonance.

Monday, 20 Jun 2011

UBeam Charges Devices Wirelessly via Ultrasound

UBeam Charges Devices Wirelessly via Ultrasound

UBeam introduces an interesting wireless charging method that uses ultrasound energy emitted from a charging station and converted into viable enertgy via a transducer attached to a device.

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