MIT ILP: A World of Wireless Power

If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get the option for wireless power transfer that lets you drive into your garage and have your battery automatically topped up from a pad on the floor. A year or two from now you’ll also…

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WiTricity Names Morris Kesler, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

WiTricity’s VP of Research & Development takes on new role as CTO to accelerate innovation and expand WiTricity’s technology portfolio Watertown, MA. – Sept. 23, 2014 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Morris Kesler, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Kesler, who has served…

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Will Wireless Power Be the Catalyst for Wearables Adoption?

In WIRED Innovation Insights, Alex Gruzen, WiTricity’s CEO, writes about wearables and how the lack of consistent charging standards has hampered adoption.  Alex argues that wireless charing based on the A4WP Rezence™ standard will help drive the adoption of wearable technology.

Inventor of WiTricity Technology and WiTricity Founder Dr. Marin Soljačić Receives 2014 Blavatnik National Award

Dr. Soljačić honored for his myriad contributions to the science community, including his pioneering work on wireless power transfer technology Watertown, MA – WiTricity, an industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that the company’s founder and Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. Marin Soljačić, Ph.D., has been…

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WiTricity to Host Introductory Webinar on its Highly Resonant Wireless Power Transfer Technology

WATERTOWN, Mass.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it will be holding a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, September 10 at 1 p.m. ET to offer registrants an introduction to the fundamentals of the company’s highly resonant wireless power transfer technology. This webinar underscores the company’s commitment to educate registrants…

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Wireless charging company WiTricity scaling up EV charging capability as well as itself

WiTricity, the MIT spin-off commercializing strongly coupled magnetic resonance wireless charging technology for EVs as well as consumer devices, industrial, medical and military applications (earlier post), has work underway to deliver wireless charging systems capable of delivering 10s of kilowatts for plug-ins, compared to the current 3.3 or 6.6 kW, says CEO Alex Gruzen.

WiTricity Appoints Donald R. Peck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Seasoned professional to join expanding management team as company and wireless power transfer market experience rapid momentum Watertown, MA.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Donald R. Peck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Peck, who brings deep experience in both public and private companies, will…

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