Mitsubishi Concept CA-MiEV triples the i-MIEV’s range, adds wireless charging

Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV is known for many accomplishments in the electric car world, but long-range driving and staggeringly good looks aren’t among them. Its just-unveiled Concept CA-MiEV solves the former by making at least a token gesture towards the latter. The combination of flat-packed, high-density 28kWh lithium-ion batteries and a sleeker, low-drag shape help the compact…

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WiTricity and Alps Electric Join Forces to Develop Wireless Charging for Mobile Devices

Partnership Will Foster Breakthroughs for Consumer Electronics and Automotive OEM Applications LAS VEGAS, NV – WiTricity, the industry leaders in highly resonant wireless power transfer — wireless electricity delivered safely over distance — and Alps Electric, a leading global electronics manufacturer, announced today at CES2013 a strategic collaboration to create wireless charging modules and systems…

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Power play: Wireless charging at a distance arrives

It feels a bit like being at a magic show, watching David Schatz hold a light or smartphone feet above a power pad to demonstrate how magnetic resonance wireless technology can charge any device over distance. Schatz, director of business development at WiTricity in Watertown, Mass., can even show off the wireless “room of the…

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WiTricity wireless charging scenarios (part 1)

WiTricity has created more than a half-dozen prototypes for its wireless charging technology. The tech can be used to charge smartphones, TVs, entire rooms of equipment and even electric cars at relatively long distances.

WiTricity kit helps engineers develop wireless power charging

WiTricity gives Computerworld a demo of its Prodigy wireless charging unit, which can charge devices up to about 10 inches away. With a passive repeater, this distance can be extended to feet, and can even power devices through solid objects.

WiTricity wireless charging scenarios (part 2)

Here are some additional prototypes shown for WiTricity’s wireless charging technology. The tech can be used to charge smartphones, TVs, entire rooms of equipment and even electric cars at relatively long distances.

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