Powermat is looking at making an improvement to their tech that would combine the wireless charging capability with near-field communication, allowing for low-bandwidth communications while you charge. Sounds kind of weak at first, but really it’s a good match. They both emphasize that wires are, like, so 2010. → Read More
I stopped by the Powermat booth at Mobile World Congress 2011 last week to get the update on their line of wireless charging products. Their biggest announcement during the event was that they are expanding into the European market this year, which I suppose makes the MWC an appropriate venue for that communiqué.
Other than that, they still had some products on display, previously mentioned at… → Read More
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7656383&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1 The Powermats are pretty cool. They charge without eff’n wires. But they are all plastic and might not look right in some deco. So why not stuff the guts into something a little more pleasing like a block of wood. It seem to work… → Read More
Powermat is finally getting close to releasing its charging pads that we have been spying on for years. The company has five upcoming pads, each aimed at a slightly different application. Pricing is going to start at $99.99 and should hit retail stores like Best Buy shortly. → Read More