WiTricity brings wireless power to new Dell laptop

By Hiawatha Bray GLOBE STAFF Watertown-based wireless power company WiTricity Corp. has teamed up with Dell Inc. to introduce a tablet/notebook computer that doesn’t need a power adapter. Instead, the Dell Latitude 7285 offers an optional detachable keyboard that serves as a wireless charging device. With the keyboard the Dell computer can be powered up by placing it…

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Watertown Company Helps Dell Develop 1st Wireless Charging Laptop

Asma Khalid  Reporter Dell’s new wireless charging laptop, featuring technology developed by Watertown-based tech company WiTricity, hits the market Tuesday. The Latitude 7285 is essentially the first of its kind in the computer industry. The new laptop charges through magnetic resonance technology that was developed at WiTricity. “The power source, which is the pad that the laptop sits…

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IHI

WiTricity and IHI Partner to Bring Wireless Charging to Electric Vehicles

Industrial Liaison Program helps to launch successful long-term technology collaboration. Back in 2009, WiTricity Corporation was an MIT spinoff company with a novel wireless-charging technology and a need to find early commercial partners. At an Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) event at MIT, the startup’s dramatic desktop demonstration of wireless power caught the eye of Yoshi…

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How mixed-signal design drives innovation

The technology industry moves at the speed of lightning, with the newest, best-of-breed gadgets entering consumers’ homes every day. With every new iteration of the technology they’re using, consumers have grown to expect the best user experience possible from their devices. To meet that expectation (mostly related to product compactness and performance), engineers developing the…

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11 Myths About Magnetic-Resonance Wireless Charging

Consider the devices we use every day: From smartphones and smartwatches and potentially electric vehicles, electronics are becoming as mobile as people themselves. We rely and expect our devices to be charged at all times, ready-to-use when needed. But as it currently stands, we still must plug in our phones, our electric cars, and our…

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Magnetic resonance wireless charging: Fact or fiction?

Think for a moment of all the electronic devices you use every day: from your mobile phone and laptop, to your wearable fitness tracker and potentially your electric vehicle. Devices are becoming electrified. And we expect those devices to be as untethered and mobile as we are, relying on them to be charged and available…

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Wireless Phone Charging Picks Up Steam

Newer technologies, growing consumer interest and adoption by gadget makers are breathing fresh air into the concept One advanced technology looks set to be faster, and able to free users from charging docks. Called resonant coupling, it is an upscale cousin of inductive coupling, involving the same basic setup but with a few extra coils…

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Missing Link: Will Wireless Charging Help Energize the Electric-Car Market?

While it’s easy to dismiss wireless charging for smartphones or tablets as mere gimmickry in its present state, the technology shows serious promise out in your driveway—where it could play an important role not just in how you charge your vehicle but in how quickly electric cars catch on.

WiTricity teams with GM on wireless car chargers

By Hiawatha Bray GLOBE STAFF  DECEMBER 21, 2016 WiTricity Corp., a Watertown-based maker of wireless battery charging systems, has allied with General Motors Corp. to test a system that recharges electric vehicles without plugging them in. WiTricity’s technology, which was initially developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, uses an electromagnetic field, rather than an electrical cable, to pump…

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SAE International

Wireless Charging Bench Testing Complete, Proving Interoperability and Validating SAE TIR J2954™

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 14, 2016 – SAE International is working to ensure that electric vehicle wireless power transfer systems from different manufacturers can interoperate seamlessly with each other to prepare for commercialization in 2020. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and TDK R&D Corporation along with the US Department of Energy, automotive companies and suppliers have completed bench…

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