Missing Link: Will Wireless Charging Help Energize the Electric-Car Market?

While it’s easy to dismiss wireless charging for smartphones or tablets as mere gimmickry in its present state, the technology shows serious promise out in your driveway—where it could play an important role not just in how you charge your vehicle but in how quickly electric cars catch on.

WiTricity teams with GM on wireless car chargers

By Hiawatha Bray GLOBE STAFF  DECEMBER 21, 2016 WiTricity Corp., a Watertown-based maker of wireless battery charging systems, has allied with General Motors Corp. to test a system that recharges electric vehicles without plugging them in. WiTricity’s technology, which was initially developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, uses an electromagnetic field, rather than an electrical cable, to pump…

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WiTricity Working with GM to Test Wireless EV Charging System

WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced it is working with General Motors (GM) to test an advanced wireless charging system prototype for electric vehicles. The companies are working together to test WiTricity’s Drive 11 park-and-charge system, designed for maximum efficiency and interoperability across vehicle platforms.

SAE International

Wireless Charging Bench Testing Complete, Proving Interoperability and Validating SAE TIR J2954™

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 14, 2016 – SAE International is working to ensure that electric vehicle wireless power transfer systems from different manufacturers can interoperate seamlessly with each other to prepare for commercialization in 2020. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and TDK R&D Corporation along with the US Department of Energy, automotive companies and suppliers have completed bench…

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WiTricity Showcases the Future of Wireless Power at the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Watertown, Mass. – December 6, 2016 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced it will be hosting a suite at the Venetian Hotel during the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Executives from the company will be on-hand to demonstrate the latest advancements in wireless charging for consumer applications,…

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WiTricity Enables Interoperable Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging With TMN™ Technology

Breakthrough technology allows for wireless charging systems to adapt to real world conditions   Watertown, Mass. – December 5, 2016 — WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced its Tunable Matching Network (TMN) technology to drive global interoperability and adoption of wireless charging for electric and autonomous vehicles. TMN technology…

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Wireless Charging: A Magnetic Field of Dreams

A wireless charging system using magnetic resonators was conceived to keep smartphones perpetually charged. Using them on AGVs ensures even a small fleet can run 24/7.


DAIHEN Shipping Industrial Robotics Solutions, Powered by WiTricity’s Wireless Charging Technology

DAIHEN offers WiTricity technology for automatic guided vehicle and robotics solutions for improved factory and industrial automation systems Watertown, Mass. – November 3, 2016 – WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that DAIHEN Corporation, a global leader in power electronics and industrial robotics, has begun commercial shipments of its…

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ST Microelectronics

STMicroelectronics and WiTricity to Develop Integrated Circuits (ICs) for Resonant Wireless Power Transfer

  Chips to accelerate the adoption of wireless charging, with ability to efficiently charge metal-body consumer electronics Opportunities include consumer electronics, Internet of Things, mobile computing, automotive, medical, and industrial applications Geneva, Switzerland and Watertown, MA – October 4, 2016 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics…

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