WiTricity is also a finalist in the SAA Mobility Awards’ category ‘Technologies Enabling New Business Models’
Watertown, Mass. – October 7, 2019 –WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, announced today that its VP of Engineering Steve Ganem and VP of Business Development for Global Automotive Practice David Schatz will be speaking at the SAE International’s Innovations in Mobility event and SAA Mobility Innovations Summit, respectfully, later this month in Michigan. Both will discuss wireless power’s role in the future of mobility, which will be electric, shared and autonomous.
SAA Mobility Innovations Summit– October 17 in Detroit
The SAA Mobility Innovations Summit, hosted by the Society of Automotive Analysts, will feature a diverse examination of the technologies furthering tomorrow’s mobility solutions. WiTricity’s David Schatz will present on the role wireless charging technology plays in the mobility ecosystem, the problems it solves and the evolution of its R&D initiatives.
WiTricity is one of two finalists for the SAA Mobility Awards’ Technologies Enabling New Business Models category. Winners will be announced at the Summit.
SAE International’s Innovations in Mobility– October 29-31 in Novi, Mich.
The SAE International’s Innovations in Mobility event, hosted by the Society of Automotive Engineers, examines the entire mobility sector from alternative and electric powertrains, new lightweight materials, automated/autonomous vehicles, smart city initiatives and more. For the first time, the event is bringing together eight legacy SAE events into one, for global industry leaders to share ideas around what’s driving mobility’s future, technologies and new ways of thinking.
WiTricity’s Steven Ganem will be teeing-off the Vehicle Charging session with a presentation on wireless charging on Oct. 29 from 1-1:30 p.m. In addition to Ganem, representatives from UBER, Toyota, Segway, the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Microsoft and more will be speaking on stage throughout the three-day event.
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WiTricity develops wireless power solutions using its patented magnetic resonance technology. WiTricity works with top global automakers and Tier 1 suppliers to deploy EV wireless charging, helping realize a future of transportation that is electrified, shared and autonomous. See how WiTricity makes EV charging easy, transparent and hands-free. Get to know WiTricity.
Following its recent acquisition of the Qualcomm Halo IP portfolio, WiTricity has solidified its position as the “go-to” provider of EV wireless charging technology to automakers and Tier 1 suppliers. Licenses already have been announced with Toyota, Aptiv (formerly Delphi), Mahle, TDK, IHI, Shindengen, Daihen, BRUSA, Anjie Wireless, Yura and VIE. Global corporate investors now include Qualcomm, Toyota, Intel Capital, Delta Electronics Capital, Foxconn, and Schlumberger. WiTricity is also collaborating directly with leading carmakers to drive global standards for wireless charging systems. Standards initiatives include the SAE International, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), STILLE, China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC), China Electricity Council and the Chinese Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI).
Allison Webster, PR for WiTricity