Wireless Charging Gets a Boost in New WiTricity Licensing Deal

When MIT wireless-power spinout WiTricity appointed a new CEO last year, the company sent a pretty clear signal about its hopes for the future.  New boss Alex Gruzen, a veteran of the PC world, brought years of experience integrating new technologies into consumer electronics.

Rezence Wireless Charging Takes Steps

There have been a couple of developments in the wireless power world over the last couple months, both involving the new Rezence standard.

Will Apple Inc. Adopt Wireless Charging Technology?

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) always provide a glimpse of what to expect in the world of technology, and CES 2015 was no different. Tech companies showcased their products from smart watches to 4K TVs. This year, the core focus was on home automation through gadgets and software integration.

Wireless charging system on cusp of commercialization

Imagine a world where you don’t have to plug in your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, or even lay it on one of the Duracell charging mats that Starbucks is rolling out nationwide. Instead, your refrigerator sends them power from across the room via a WiFi-like radio signal.

Wireless Charging Looks to Go Mainstream in 2015

As the largest consumer electronics show in the world, CES often gives us a hint of the technologies we can look forward to in the near future, based on the products that are shown off at the show. In 2013 and 2014, there was a heavy focus on wearables, and this year’s emphasis on home…

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5 Tech Trends That Shook up CES 2015

One of the biggest reasons to follow the annual CES in Las Vegas is its tendency to help push number of technologies from the fringe into—or at least closer to—the mainstream.  Here are some of the big trends that caught our eye at the 2015 CES, and what you need to know about what’s coming…

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Watertown startup could lead revolution in wireless charging

For many families, the holidays brought an influx of amazing electronic gifts — and the charging cables, power adapters, and batteries required to keep them juiced up.  If you were among these families, the most compelling vision laid out at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a world with fewer tangles, fewer…

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CES 2015: Rezence Brings Wireless Power to Sin City

This week, a not-for-profit group will promote the technology during the year’s most electrified conference.  From the birth of computers, their benefits and utility have always come saddled and entangled with nests of wires. As the need for cords steadily falls away, one organization is positioning itself to dominate the field of wireless charging–cord-free tech’s…

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