Zapping Design Challenges with Wireless Charging

There are many “constants” with regard to medical device technology that create design challenges for engineers developing a product. One of these is the need to sterilize many types of non-disposable devices. Another is the need to power any type of product that uses electronics. Still another challenge involves protecting those sensitive electronics against the…

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Wireless power supplier WiTricity expands medical-industry footprint

Medical equipment makers are getting more interested in ditching the cords and wires that connect their products to electric power, and a Watertown company is seeing some benefits.  WiTricity, an MIT spinout that sells wireless electric charging systems, is announcing a new licensing deal with medical device and equipment supplierGreatbatch.

Greatbatch Partners with Wireless Power Leader WiTricity to Provide Wireless Charging for Medical Devices

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that Greatbatch, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices and components, will leverage WiTricity’s patented wireless charging technology in the development of medical device applications. Greatbatch has licensed WiTricity’s intellectual property to commercialize efficient, high-performance wireless charging systems for medical devices of its own design, as well as systems and solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

WiTricity – Drones and Phones

Drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), offer a rich application space for WiTricity magnetic resonance technology, both for wireless charging of drones and for delivery of wireless charging by drones.

WiTricity Appoints Two Tech Industry Veterans to Drive Wireless Charging Product Commercialization

Ara Nazarian to join as senior vice president of engineering; Sanjay Gupta to serve as vice president of product management  Watertown, MA. – June 30, 2015 – WiTricity, the pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced two strategic additions to its senior leadership team: Ara Nazarian, senior vice president of engineering, and Sanjay Gupta,…

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Floor pad could cut the cord for electric cars

The San Francisco Chronicle’s David R. Baker interviews WiTricity CEO Alex Gruzen about wireless charging of electric vehicles and the concept of “energy snacking.”  NOTE: This is premier content and requires a subscription to view.

WiTricity Appoints Peter Wambsganss as Director of Business Development for Europe

Power electronics industry veteran tasked with strengthening WiTricity’s wireless charging market leadership position in Europe Watertown, MA. – May 12, 2015 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has hired Peter Wambsganss as director of business development for Europe. Wambsganss, who is based in Germany, will be responsible for further driving…

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