April 6th event featuring leaders from Delphi, STMicroelectronics and Dell will explore endless use-cases of wireless power
Watertown, Mass. – March 7, 2017 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, will be leading an MIT Enterprise Forum event focused on the myriad applications of wireless power and how they will revolutionize the way people experience everyday tasks. The session, “Transforming the Ways We Live, Work and Move: Wireless Power” will take place the evening of April 6 at the Federal Reserve Building in Boston and is open to the public.
What and why: Consumers are living in a world where they depend on their smart devices – from mobile phones and laptops to cars – to be charged and ready-to-use at all times. WiTricity’s goal is to make that user experience a reality, making charging a natural act that occurs seamlessly, automatically and without effort. The convenience and efficiency of wireless power creates a world that is free from cords and boundaries, and that world is here today.
Panelists from WiTricity and its partners will provide an introduction to wireless power, illustrating how it is transforming the way consumers live, work and move. Attendees will gain exposure to this new area of energy innovation and the plethora of applications of wireless power, from consumer electronics to automotive, that they will soon experience in their daily lives. Those in the audience will also leave with a better understanding of how WiTricity, an MIT-spinout, transitioned from academic research, to a startup, to an industry catalyst.
Who: The panel, moderated by Bren Freas, principal research analyst at Navigant, will include:
- Marin Soljačić Ph.D., WiTricity founder and MIT physics professor
- Alex Gruzen, CEO of WiTricity
- John Carney, director of licensing and commercialization at Delphi
- Francesco Italia, group vice president, division general manager at STMicroelectronics
- Raza Haider, vice president of mobility, commercial client solutions at Dell
When: April 6, 2017 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. ET, kicking off and concluding with networking and opportunities to speak with panelists.
Where: Federal Reserve Building – Wolf Greenfield, 600 Atlantic Ave, Boston, 02210
More information and to attend: The event is open to the public to attend. Pre-registration is required, and is $10 for members, $30 for non-members and free for students. For more information and to register, visit the event page.
WiTricity Corporation provides technology to enable wireless power transfer over distance using magnetic resonance. Through deep domain expertise, semiconductor offerings, a strong IP portfolio and an extensive reference design library, WiTricity works with innovative companies to incorporate WiTricity technology in their products and solutions. With a growing list of global customers in the consumer electronics, automotive, medical devices and industrial markets, the company has emerged as the leader in wireless power transfer over distance. For more information, visit www.witricity.com, or follow WiTricity on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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