Alex Gruzen Named Top Disrupter in CRN Top 100 Executives of 2014

CRN each year present’s the Top 100, our annual list of the IT industry’s foremost leaders. As part of the 2014 Top 100, CRN looks at the 25 executives who shook up the IT industry this year.  Alex Gruzen, WiTricity CEO, is #13 on the list of Top 25 Disruptors in the industry.  

WiTricity Hires Farooq Butt as SVP of Business Development & Strategy

Wireless power pioneer hires industry veteran to accelerate commercial momentum Watertown, MA.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Farooq Butt as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.Farooq brings more than 20 years of global experience in driving strategic agendas and revenues for innovative…

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Developers Tap Wireless Self-Sufficiency with their Product Designs

Wireless, batteryless design developers are becoming a greater asset to companies today in helping to develop cutting edge product designs for manufacturers. Energy harvesting technologies are creating a buzz in the industry as way for product manufacturers to develop more interesting applications.

Within grasp: A world without (charging) wires

Cars, medical devices, industrial machines, and oh yes, your phone—the tech industry is hard at work developing ways to cut the cord. Standing in its way: physics and a nasty war over standards.

Faculty highlight: Marin Soljacic

Physicist reveals new techniques for controlling light by angle, creating transparent displays and photonic crystal bandgaps.

First Winners of Largest Prize for Young Scientists Announced

Marin Soljačić, Ph.D., WiTricity founder, was named a 2014 National Laureate by the charitable foundation of billionaire Leonard Blavatnic.  Three researchers in biology, chemistry and physics have won the inaugural Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, a new national prize rewarding promising research by scientists under 42.  The $250,000 award is now the largest unrestricted cash…

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Honda Shows Wireless Charging System at Smart House

Honda Motor Co Ltd disclosed a new experiment using a wireless charging system to the media June 16, 2014.  The experiment is conducted at a smart house that the company is testing in Saitama City, Japan.

Is this the end of wires at last? Intel partners with WiTricity

Intel announced an agreement today with WiTricity that could one day lead to the end of chargers and power adapters. WiTricity is a company that develops near-field resonant technology that allows simultaneous charging of multiple devices with differing power requirements. In other words they develop products that can charge your phone, tablet, laptop or other devices wirelessly.

Intel Goes Wireless With Resonant Power

Intel has announced a technology licensing agreement with wireless charging company WiTricity, further driving adoption of magnetic resonance technology. While consumer acceptance of wireless charging currently suffers because of a lack of standardization, Intel may provide the big-name appeal to push loosely coupled coil charging.

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