Wireless Power

What’s up with Qi2 and why should you care?

If you’ve been following the onslaught of gadget news out of Berlin this week, you’ve no doubt heard Qi2 pop up more than once. Notably, Anker and Mophie have both announced products that adopt th

Ossia is taking its wireless power tech to consumers with a new charging base

Ossia’s wireless power tech, Cota, has been kicking for a long time now. In fact, we wrote about the thing nearly a decade ago. Certainly the promises attached to the technology are intriguing: over

Power electronics and wireless charging startup Eggtronic raises $10M Series A

Eggtronic, the Italy-founded startup developing power electronics, wireless charging and data over power technology and products, has closed around $10 million in Series A funding. Backing the company

Actualizing the Internet of Things all starts with wireless

While it seems “smart” everything is in full swing, the full realization of the Internet of Things is in essence still on standby mode. Homes are smarter than ever and VR, AR, personal drones and

With its new wireless ecosystem, Mophie wants to remove cords from your life

More often than not, mobile devices are a permanent dash from power socket to power socket. Mophie is the #1 brand in extending your range between charges, and with the launch of "Charge Force", the b

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound. What if you could slap a wireless charging case on you

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Lineup Should Boast Next-Gen Wireless Charging

Samsung is doing a series of teasers this year to hype up the launch of the next Galaxy S6 (or whatever it’s calling its 2016 flagship Android smartphone), and the latest details the tech and pr

Ossia Raises $10M From KDDI And Others To Help Bring Wireless Power To Japan

Real, practical wireless power is still more fantasy than fact for most, but Ossia has a new strategic partner that could help accelerate its transition to wider availability and usefulness. Japan&#82

Cota Wireless Power Solution Improves With Long Range Charging Through Closed Doors

Disrupt Battlefield alumnus and wireless power pioneer Ossia has made some new advances with its Cota tech that it showed off to investors recently, including extended range and the ability to transmi

Cota By Ossia Aims To Drive A Wireless Power Revolution And Change How We Think About Charging

Wireless power. It’s less sci-fi sounding than it once was, thanks to induction charging like that based on the Qi standard, but that’s still a tech that essentially requires contact, if not incre

Soon Your Cheerios Box May Glow Like This One

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/cheerios-01-620x673.jpg" />eCoupled is a company that works on <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/wireless-power/">wireless power</a>

Intel demonstrates RF power harvesting in the real world.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/10837_28010995725.jpg" />Way back at the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/08/21/intel-showcases-wireless-power/">Intel Developer's

Wireless Power: Wave of the Future?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/blub3.png" /> This year in CES we can expect some new products that feature a the latest wireless technology: <a href="http://www.guardi

More wireless power: this one looks practical

I’m not an experienced electrical engineer so I’m never sure about the feasibility of this sort of thing, but I’ve seen wireless power demonstrated before, and if you’re willin

Dude, no way – blender uses wireless power

http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/mnr_lib/200808/players/player-single.swf?job=34799Get right the hell outta town with this thing. Here’s a blender – a blender – using wireless power. It’s the res

Motion 2 Energy moves to charge up external batteries with motion

On Monday, Motion 2 Energy has plans to announce that they have been developing the world’s first external charger for mobile devices. The charger harvests the energy of everyday motion, converting

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WMG to integrate wireless charging in their smartphones

That’s cool. Wireless Mobile Group will be putting SlashPower wireless power modules in their smartphones so you can just lay the sucker on a pad and get charged on up. Now if we could standardi

Wireless Power Coming Soon? Perhaps

I think everyone would love wireless power at this point. The fire hazard known as my “work area” is just dying to go wireless and free up some electrical sockets. Luckily, that may happen sooner