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 supplierGreatbatch.

Floor pad could cut the cord for electric cars

The San Francisco Chronicle’s David R. Baker interviews WiTricity CEO Alex Gruzen about wireless charging of electric vehicles and the concept of “energy snacking.”  NOTE: This is premier content and requires a subscription to view.

First Impressions of the ‘Tele-Phone’ From 1876

Farooq Butt, SVP of business development and strategy for over-the-air power startup WiTricity, posted a series of tweets and retweets this week that make great points about the history of technology and the lessons we can learn today.

You could soon be charging your bike’s battery wirelessly

Battery charger specialist CTEK aims to make that step just a little bit less troublesome with the introduction of wireless charging for motorcycles and cars. The Swedish specialists have tied up with WiTricity, one of the leading names in wireless power transfer, to license their technology to bring wireless charging to vehicles.

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