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Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 11, 2021
$100 Million Gift to Fund Space-based Solar Power Project

$100 Million Gift to Fund Space-based Solar Power Project

Caltech is announcing that Donald Bren, chairman of Irvine Company and a lifetime member of the Caltech Board of Trustees, donated over $100 million to form the Space-based Solar Power Project, which is developing technology capable of generating solar power in space and beaming it back to Earth.
Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 10, 2021
New Printing Technique for Flexible Electronics

New Printing Technique for Flexible Electronics

New technology that enables more efficient and effective transfer printing for electronic devices has been developed by researchers
Wireless Charging Journal
Jul 28, 2021
OMRON B5L Time-of-Flight Sensor Module for Real-Time 3D Vision in AMR

OMRON B5L Time-of-Flight Sensor Module for Real-Time 3D Vision in AMR

Innovative technology continues to improve and advance the possibilities for autonomous mobile robots (AMR). To view the environment around them, AMRs often require multiple, high-accuracy sensors that can offer stable and reliable detection along with a long life and high durability in a range of environments.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 21, 2021
Wireless and Battery Free Spintronic Energy Harvester

Wireless and Battery Free Spintronic Energy Harvester

Researchers have demonstrated that an array of electrically connected spintronic devices can harvest a 2.4 GHz wireless signal, which can be used to power and charge small electronic devices and sensors.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 31, 2021
Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Researchers have uncovered an innovative way to tap into the over-capacity of 5G networks, turning them into "a wireless power grid" for powering Internet of Things devices that today need batteries to operate.
External Company Press Release
Worktop Integrated with Wireless Charging Technology

Worktop Integrated with Wireless Charging Technology

Wharf Worktops has mastered a pioneering technique to seamlessly integrate wireless charging technology beneath the surface of its worktops.
Wireless Charging Journal
Feb 3, 2021
No Cables or Charging Stands with New Wireless Charging Technology

No Cables or Charging Stands with New Wireless Charging Technology

Xiaomi has introduced a brand new form of charging - Mi Air Charge Technology. Revolutionizing the current wireless charging methods, Mi Air Charge Technology enables users to remotely charge electronic devices without any cables or wireless charging stands.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 29, 2021
Wirelessly Rechargeable Soft Brain Implant Uses Light to Control Cells

Wirelessly Rechargeable Soft Brain Implant Uses Light to Control Cells

Researchers have invented a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the body. It enables long-term neural circuit manipulation without the need for periodic disruptive surgeries to replace the battery of the implant.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 13, 2021
Innovation Award for RFID Temperature Scanning System

Innovation Award for RFID Temperature Scanning System

The wirelessly-powered RFID Temperature Scanning System enables businesses to easily and safely monitor employees' temperatures in support of COVID-19 monitoring protocols.
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 9, 2020
Stretchable Micro-Supercapacitors to Self-Power Wearable Devices

Stretchable Micro-Supercapacitors to Self-Power Wearable Devices

An alternative to batteries, micro-supercapacitors are energy storage devices that can complement or replace lithium-ion batteries in wearable devices. Micro-supercapacitors have a small footprint, high power density, and the ability to charge and discharge quickly.
External Company Press Release
Hyundai Motor Shares Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Roadmap

Hyundai Motor Shares Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Roadmap

Hyundai Motor Company will host a digital premiere event for the launch of XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world's first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, at 10 a.m. KST on Oct. 14.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
RF charging and ambient energy scavenging

RF charging and ambient energy scavenging

This premium article is a brief topic overview of long range wireless charging and ambient energy scavenging efforts based on RF.
Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 11, 2020
NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission

NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission

Kiwi start-up EMROD has developed the world's first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 11, 2020
Tiny, Magnetically Powered Neural Stimulator

Tiny, Magnetically Powered Neural Stimulator

Neuroengineers have created a tiny surgical implant that can electrically stimulate the brain and nervous system without using a battery or wired power supply.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 22, 2020
50 MWh of Energy Delivered Wirelessly to Electric Bus Fleet

50 MWh of Energy Delivered Wirelessly to Electric Bus Fleet

Link Transit has this month achieved 50 megawatt-hours of energy delivered wirelessly to its electric bus fleet. Link Transit is the first electric bus operator in the Americas to reach this technology milestone, and the first in the world to do so in under two years.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 22, 2020
Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

An important new trend is buying electrics and electronics you customise to function not just shape. See the new IDTechEx report, "Complete Electronics as Smart Material, User-Customized 2020-2040". Builders, textile manufacturers, those doing home improvement and others are starting to buy electrically-smart materials direct from materials companies, bypassing the electronics industry.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 18, 2020
Free Webinar 21 May: The Landscape for EV Charging

Free Webinar 21 May: The Landscape for EV Charging

Global plug-in electric vehicle (EV) population reached 7.5 million units (including light commercial vehicles) by the end of 2019. Although plug-in EV is only around 2% of global sales today, they are positioned to take the lead of road transportation in the coming decade.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 12, 2020
Electric Cars, Robots Could Recharge Wirelessly as They Go

Electric Cars, Robots Could Recharge Wirelessly as They Go

Engineers have demonstrated a practical way to use magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots or even drones. The technology could be scaled up to power electric cars as they drive over highways, robots on factory floors and drones hovering over rooftops.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 8, 2020
Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Powercast Corporation and Liquid X have announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into durable, flexible, high performance and washable e-textiles.
Wireless Charging Journal
Apr 24, 2020
Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

With the growing population of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs), the charging infrastructure industry is also progressing quickly to meet the ever-increasing demand for recharging the EV batteries.
Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 11, 2021
$100 Million Gift to Fund Space-based Solar Power Project

$100 Million Gift to Fund Space-based Solar Power Project

Caltech is announcing that Donald Bren, chairman of Irvine Company and a lifetime member of the Caltech Board of Trustees, donated over $100 million to form the Space-based Solar Power Project, which is developing technology capable of generating solar power in space and beaming it back to Earth.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jul 28, 2021
OMRON B5L Time-of-Flight Sensor Module for Real-Time 3D Vision in AMR

OMRON B5L Time-of-Flight Sensor Module for Real-Time 3D Vision in AMR

Innovative technology continues to improve and advance the possibilities for autonomous mobile robots (AMR). To view the environment around them, AMRs often require multiple, high-accuracy sensors that can offer stable and reliable detection along with a long life and high durability in a range of environments.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 31, 2021
Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Researchers have uncovered an innovative way to tap into the over-capacity of 5G networks, turning them into "a wireless power grid" for powering Internet of Things devices that today need batteries to operate.
Wireless Charging Journal
Feb 3, 2021
No Cables or Charging Stands with New Wireless Charging Technology

No Cables or Charging Stands with New Wireless Charging Technology

Xiaomi has introduced a brand new form of charging - Mi Air Charge Technology. Revolutionizing the current wireless charging methods, Mi Air Charge Technology enables users to remotely charge electronic devices without any cables or wireless charging stands.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 13, 2021
Innovation Award for RFID Temperature Scanning System

Innovation Award for RFID Temperature Scanning System

The wirelessly-powered RFID Temperature Scanning System enables businesses to easily and safely monitor employees' temperatures in support of COVID-19 monitoring protocols.
External Company Press Release
Hyundai Motor Shares Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Roadmap

Hyundai Motor Shares Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Roadmap

Hyundai Motor Company will host a digital premiere event for the launch of XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world's first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, at 10 a.m. KST on Oct. 14.
Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 11, 2020
NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission

NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission

Kiwi start-up EMROD has developed the world's first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 22, 2020
50 MWh of Energy Delivered Wirelessly to Electric Bus Fleet

50 MWh of Energy Delivered Wirelessly to Electric Bus Fleet

Link Transit has this month achieved 50 megawatt-hours of energy delivered wirelessly to its electric bus fleet. Link Transit is the first electric bus operator in the Americas to reach this technology milestone, and the first in the world to do so in under two years.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 18, 2020
Free Webinar 21 May: The Landscape for EV Charging

Free Webinar 21 May: The Landscape for EV Charging

Global plug-in electric vehicle (EV) population reached 7.5 million units (including light commercial vehicles) by the end of 2019. Although plug-in EV is only around 2% of global sales today, they are positioned to take the lead of road transportation in the coming decade.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 8, 2020
Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Powercast Corporation and Liquid X have announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into durable, flexible, high performance and washable e-textiles.
Wireless Charging Journal
Aug 10, 2021
New Printing Technique for Flexible Electronics

New Printing Technique for Flexible Electronics

New technology that enables more efficient and effective transfer printing for electronic devices has been developed by researchers
Wireless Charging Journal
May 21, 2021
Wireless and Battery Free Spintronic Energy Harvester

Wireless and Battery Free Spintronic Energy Harvester

Researchers have demonstrated that an array of electrically connected spintronic devices can harvest a 2.4 GHz wireless signal, which can be used to power and charge small electronic devices and sensors.
External Company Press Release
Worktop Integrated with Wireless Charging Technology

Worktop Integrated with Wireless Charging Technology

Wharf Worktops has mastered a pioneering technique to seamlessly integrate wireless charging technology beneath the surface of its worktops.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 29, 2021
Wirelessly Rechargeable Soft Brain Implant Uses Light to Control Cells

Wirelessly Rechargeable Soft Brain Implant Uses Light to Control Cells

Researchers have invented a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the body. It enables long-term neural circuit manipulation without the need for periodic disruptive surgeries to replace the battery of the implant.
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 9, 2020
Stretchable Micro-Supercapacitors to Self-Power Wearable Devices

Stretchable Micro-Supercapacitors to Self-Power Wearable Devices

An alternative to batteries, micro-supercapacitors are energy storage devices that can complement or replace lithium-ion batteries in wearable devices. Micro-supercapacitors have a small footprint, high power density, and the ability to charge and discharge quickly.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
RF charging and ambient energy scavenging

RF charging and ambient energy scavenging

This premium article is a brief topic overview of long range wireless charging and ambient energy scavenging efforts based on RF.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 11, 2020
Tiny, Magnetically Powered Neural Stimulator

Tiny, Magnetically Powered Neural Stimulator

Neuroengineers have created a tiny surgical implant that can electrically stimulate the brain and nervous system without using a battery or wired power supply.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 22, 2020
Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

Electrics and Electronics Becomes User-Dedicated Smart Material

An important new trend is buying electrics and electronics you customise to function not just shape. See the new IDTechEx report, "Complete Electronics as Smart Material, User-Customized 2020-2040". Builders, textile manufacturers, those doing home improvement and others are starting to buy electrically-smart materials direct from materials companies, bypassing the electronics industry.
Wireless Charging Journal
May 12, 2020
Electric Cars, Robots Could Recharge Wirelessly as They Go

Electric Cars, Robots Could Recharge Wirelessly as They Go

Engineers have demonstrated a practical way to use magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots or even drones. The technology could be scaled up to power electric cars as they drive over highways, robots on factory floors and drones hovering over rooftops.
Wireless Charging Journal
Apr 24, 2020
Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

Mobile EV Chargers on the Go: Niche or Disruptive?

With the growing population of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs), the charging infrastructure industry is also progressing quickly to meet the ever-increasing demand for recharging the EV batteries.
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