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Hands-on with WiTricity’s wireless charging for laptops

Forget the hype over universal USB-C charging. This year the new hot topic might finally be wireless charging of your laptop.  That’s what I’m thinking after seeing demos of laptops being charged using WiTricity’s wireless charging technology.

A Who’s Who of MIT Companies Presenting at CES

The promise of wireless power seems like it would involve magic. In reality, it requires magnetic fields, which is exactly what WiTricity has harnessed to let different companies power their creations – from medical devices to cars – without wires.

AirFuel Alliance Receives Worldwide Regulatory Approval

AirFuel™ Alliance, the industry leader in wireless charging technologies announces global regulatory approval and worldwide expansion of its certification program for its pan-industry solutions with a broad array of products debuting in 2016.  For the full press release, click “read more.”

10 Boston-Area Cos. to Watch at the 2016 CES

WiTricity is a Watertown-based startup that develops wireless power transfer solutions for a number of applications, including consumer, automotive, medical, and military. The startup plans to demonstrate its high-power and fast wireless charging technologies, along with automotive in-vehicle charging and wireless charging for wearables, at CES this week.

Wireless Charging Visits the Hospital

Wireless charging is making its way into hospitals with the goal of eliminating power issues in everything from surgical tools to defibrillators. Medical device and component manufacturer Greatbatch has partnered with wireless charging company WiTricity to create high-performance wireless charging systems for medical devices.

Wireless Power Supplier WiTricity Expands Medical-Industry Footprint

Medical equipment makers are getting more interested in ditching the cords and wires that connect their products to electric power, and a Watertown company is seeing some benefits. WiTricity, an MIT spinout that sells wireless electric charging systems, is announcing a new licensing deal with medical device and equipment supplier Greatbatch.

Greatbatch Partners with Wireless Power Leader WiTricity to Provide Wireless Charging for Medical Devices

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that Greatbatch, a global developer and manufacturer of medical devices and components, will leverage WiTricity’s patented wireless charging technology in the development of medical device applications. Greatbatch has licensed WiTricity’s intellectual property to commercialize efficient, high-performance wireless charging systems for medical devices of its own design, as well as systems and solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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