No cords necessary

Chargers and cords can be unplugged and tossed as wireless energy transfer is becoming better able to serve consumers. Marin Soljačić, a physics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, began developing wireless energy because he was tired of being awakened by his wife’s cell phone alerting her about a low battery charge. Over the past six years, the work of Soljačić and a team of MIT researchers and engineers has led to their establishing of a wireless electricity company called WiTricity.

Is wireless the future of EV charging?

‘Wireless’ is a pretty fashionable word these days. Go back fifty years and it just meant radio, but in this day and age it’s a buzzword. It started off with wireless landline phones, then we got wireless internet and wireless speakers. Wires are untidy and ugly and the less we see of them the better…

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WiTricity CTO Receives NCWIT Symons Innovator Award

National Center for Women & Information Technology recognizes Katie Hall for her success in building WiTricity and role in bringing next-generation innovations to the tech industry at large WATERTOWN, Mass.– WiTricity, the inventor and patent holder of highly resonant wireless power transfer technology, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Katie Hall has been recognized by the…

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WiTricity Wants To Pull Plug On Charging Technology

Think about it. In order for anything to work, it needs to be plugged in either all the time or at some point — cell phones, computers, stereos, TV, hair dryers, blenders, vacuums… But what if nothing had to be plugged in anymore, because electricity was “mobile,” could go anywhere, without all the wires?

Life Without Wires?

Have you ever had the battery on your phone, computer, or tablet die just when you most needed it? Well, imagine tossing your dead cell phone on a coffee table and coming back to a fully-charged device a couple of hours later.

WiTricity Wireless Warfighter

WiTricity technology will help enable new applications and more effective battery charging for military applications from warfighters to unmanned vehicles.

A New Push to Solve Wireless Charging

Device-makers align around a wireless charging technology that works through tables to charge multiple devices—and it’s expected in products later this year.

Toyota Begins Testing Wireless Charging System

Toyota began verification testing of its newly developed wireless charging system in late February of 2014. Toyota developed the system in cooperation with WiTricity.

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