WiPower is manufacturing a wireless charging mat that uses inductive coupling technology at high efficiency rates with the capability to charge multiple devices.
The mobile phone chip company has agreed to jointly develop wireless charging technology with specialist Powermat--and to try to build an industry alliance around the technology.
commentary It's a bold leap from mobile chips to product chops for Nvidia, with its game device, and Qualcomm, with its smartwatch. Now the question is whether they'll stick the landing.
At CTIA in New Orleans, Samsung and Qualcomm debut an industry group formed to create and promote a new wireless charging standard.
Is there room for yet another smartwatch? The Qualcomm Toq tries to demonstrate how new screen technology could help extend battery life.
Green Plug and WiPower are seeking to eliminate wires from the charging process by creating a pad that wirelessly transmits power to portable devices.
Vehicles with sensor-driven magnetic devices on their underside suck up energy as they travel over the strips embedded just under the road surface.