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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Wireless Charging: A Magnetic Field of Dreams

A wireless charging system using magnetic resonators was conceived to keep smartphones perpetually charged. Using them on AGVs ensures even a small fleet can run 24/7.

Cutting the power chord

WiTricity is taking wireless power to the next level. Its power transfer technology is already impacting how computers and cars are charged. Electronic eyewear is next.

Wireless charging and autonomous vehicles will mobilize the smart city

The infrastructure that cities are built upon will need to be rethought. Autonomous vehicles will need power – and they in turn have the potential to become a moving power source for other connected devices. A fundamental part of the smart city of the future’s ecosystem: wireless power.

AirFuel Alliance Grows Global Ecosystem with New Board Member Dell, Inc. and New Additional Members

Companies support AirFuel wireless charging standards & commercialization of wirelessly charged products Beaverton, OR – July 20, 2016 – The AirFuel™ Alliance, a global consortium of industry leaders focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology, is proud to welcome 13 new companies to its growing ranks including new Board member Dell,…

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WiTricity Looks To Lead Wireless Power Transfer Evolution

Aris Mpitziopoulos from Tom’s Hardware spent some time at Computex taking a closer look at WiTricity Technology’s wireless charging developments, examining the company’s current reference design and talking about future applications.

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