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Wireless Charging Journal
Nov 16, 2018
Using diamonds to recharge civilian drones in flight

Using diamonds to recharge civilian drones in flight

A small lab-grown diamond measuring a few millimeters per side could one day enable civilian drones to be recharged in mid-flight through a laser. Thanks to the diamond, the laser beam can remain strong enough over a long distance to recharge photovoltaic cells on the drones' surface.
External Company Press Release
PPG, Powercast announce partnership

PPG, Powercast announce partnership

PPG and Powercast Corporation announced a joint development agreement to produce ultra-thin and wirelessly powered printed electronics products.
External Company Press Release
Powercast ships PowerSpot power-over-distance wireless transmitter

Powercast ships PowerSpot power-over-distance wireless transmitter

Powercast Corporation announced that it has begun shipping its three-watt, Bluetooth®-approved PowerSpot® transmitter which is the industry's first that works in the far field (up to 80 feet) to charge multiple consumer devices over the air - no charging mats needed.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
An overview from PCIM Europe Part 2

An overview from PCIM Europe Part 2

IDTechEx attended the event last week to meet with key stakeholders including industrial OEMs, power module manufacturers, established semiconductor companies and innovative new GaN (gallium nitride) and SiC (silicon carbide) developers to report back on the current and future trends. The following article is the second of two parts and provides a summary of some of the key GaN related developments and at the event and their impact on various industries and applications.
External Company Press Release
Wireless power receiver charges smart cards, compact devices

Wireless power receiver charges smart cards, compact devices

Designed for embedding in space-constrained consumer designs like smart cards or hearing aids, the new chip builds on Powercast's existing Powerharvester receiver (PCC110), which has been deployed in industrial and commercial wireless power systems for seven years.
External Company Press Release
Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Powercast Corporation will demonstrate the industry's first Batteryless Electronic UHF (Ultrahigh Frequency) Retail Price Tag.
External Company Press Release
NuIQ technology platform for wireless power systems development

NuIQ technology platform for wireless power systems development

NuCurrent announces the launch of its NuIQ™ Technology Platform. The platform, designed to develop efficient wireless power systems in consumer and industrial products, is the culmination of nearly a decade of expertise in wireless power solutions engineering.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 12, 2018
The world's first self-driving store

The world's first self-driving store

A fleet of on-demand, self-driving stores that licensed to retailers to power the most affordable on-demand delivery services across the world.
External Company Press Release
Powercast to unveil FCC-approved consumer transmitter

Powercast to unveil FCC-approved consumer transmitter

PowerSpot is industry's first over-the-air, far-field (up to 80 feet) RF charger for consumer devices to get FCC nod.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from EVS30 in Stuttgart

A report from EVS30 in Stuttgart

Analyst Lorenzo Grande was at EVS30 in Stuttgart to learn about new developments and products, as well as to attend the co-located conference on batteries and fuel cells.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 20, 2017
Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles.
External Company Press Release
Powercast wireless power development kit charges devices up to 80 feet

Powercast wireless power development kit charges devices up to 80 feet

Powercast Corporation, a leader in long-range wireless power for 14 years, has announced the P1110-EVAL-01 development kit that enables manufacturers of smart, connected devices to easily design and deploy them using Powercast's wireless power technology.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 8, 2017
Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

A wireless, battery-less pacemaker that can be implanted directly into a patient's heart is being introduced.
External Company Press Release
Powercast's multi-sensor RFID tags boast 10 meter read range

Powercast's multi-sensor RFID tags boast 10 meter read range

Powercast Corporation has announced the industry's first RFID Sensor Tags which can include multiple sensors in a single tag, and provide the industry's longest read range of 10 meters, or 32 feet.
External Company Press Release
CAP-XX adds compact cylindrical supercapacitors

CAP-XX adds compact cylindrical supercapacitors

CAP-XX, a leading developer of supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support batteries, has launched its first compact cylindrical supercapacitors to provide high performance at low cost for less space-constrained devices.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 10, 2017
IDTechEx Research announces new report on Wireless Charging

IDTechEx Research announces new report on Wireless Charging

The unique commercially oriented report Wireless Charging 2017-2027: Phones, Cars etc. is packed with detailed market and technical analysis with many new infograms, conference slides, roadmaps and ten year forecasts 2017-2027. It is based on global research by PhD level multi-lingual analysts in 2016-7 with frequent updates. The lead author has followed the subject for 20 years and is a globally acknowledged authority on the subject.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 2, 2017
Energy Harvesting: prospects in 2017

Energy Harvesting: prospects in 2017

Is 2017 going to be a year of finally switching speeds for energy harvesting?
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 31, 2016
Embedded wireless power based on RF energy harvesting

Embedded wireless power based on RF energy harvesting

Video Interview with Powercast at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 30, 2016
WiTricity working with GM to test wireless EV charging system

WiTricity working with GM to test wireless EV charging system

WiTricity announced it is working with General Motors to test an advanced wireless charging system prototype for electric vehicles.
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 14, 2016
Scandinavia's first inductively charged bus line

Scandinavia's first inductively charged bus line

To facilitate the new bus, the last stop on Södertälje's route 755 has been converted into a charging station that will enable the vehicle to quickly recharge its batteries conveniently each time it stops there.
Wireless Charging Journal
Nov 16, 2018
Using diamonds to recharge civilian drones in flight

Using diamonds to recharge civilian drones in flight

A small lab-grown diamond measuring a few millimeters per side could one day enable civilian drones to be recharged in mid-flight through a laser. Thanks to the diamond, the laser beam can remain strong enough over a long distance to recharge photovoltaic cells on the drones' surface.
External Company Press Release
Powercast ships PowerSpot power-over-distance wireless transmitter

Powercast ships PowerSpot power-over-distance wireless transmitter

Powercast Corporation announced that it has begun shipping its three-watt, Bluetooth®-approved PowerSpot® transmitter which is the industry's first that works in the far field (up to 80 feet) to charge multiple consumer devices over the air - no charging mats needed.
External Company Press Release
Wireless power receiver charges smart cards, compact devices

Wireless power receiver charges smart cards, compact devices

Designed for embedding in space-constrained consumer designs like smart cards or hearing aids, the new chip builds on Powercast's existing Powerharvester receiver (PCC110), which has been deployed in industrial and commercial wireless power systems for seven years.
External Company Press Release
NuIQ technology platform for wireless power systems development

NuIQ technology platform for wireless power systems development

NuCurrent announces the launch of its NuIQ™ Technology Platform. The platform, designed to develop efficient wireless power systems in consumer and industrial products, is the culmination of nearly a decade of expertise in wireless power solutions engineering.
External Company Press Release
Powercast to unveil FCC-approved consumer transmitter

Powercast to unveil FCC-approved consumer transmitter

PowerSpot is industry's first over-the-air, far-field (up to 80 feet) RF charger for consumer devices to get FCC nod.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 20, 2017
Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

Wireless charging of moving electric vehicles overcomes major hurdle

If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jun 8, 2017
Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

A wireless, battery-less pacemaker that can be implanted directly into a patient's heart is being introduced.
External Company Press Release
CAP-XX adds compact cylindrical supercapacitors

CAP-XX adds compact cylindrical supercapacitors

CAP-XX, a leading developer of supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support batteries, has launched its first compact cylindrical supercapacitors to provide high performance at low cost for less space-constrained devices.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 2, 2017
Energy Harvesting: prospects in 2017

Energy Harvesting: prospects in 2017

Is 2017 going to be a year of finally switching speeds for energy harvesting?
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 30, 2016
WiTricity working with GM to test wireless EV charging system

WiTricity working with GM to test wireless EV charging system

WiTricity announced it is working with General Motors to test an advanced wireless charging system prototype for electric vehicles.
External Company Press Release
PPG, Powercast announce partnership

PPG, Powercast announce partnership

PPG and Powercast Corporation announced a joint development agreement to produce ultra-thin and wirelessly powered printed electronics products.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
An overview from PCIM Europe Part 2

An overview from PCIM Europe Part 2

IDTechEx attended the event last week to meet with key stakeholders including industrial OEMs, power module manufacturers, established semiconductor companies and innovative new GaN (gallium nitride) and SiC (silicon carbide) developers to report back on the current and future trends. The following article is the second of two parts and provides a summary of some of the key GaN related developments and at the event and their impact on various industries and applications.
External Company Press Release
Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Powercast Corporation will demonstrate the industry's first Batteryless Electronic UHF (Ultrahigh Frequency) Retail Price Tag.
Wireless Charging Journal
Jan 12, 2018
The world's first self-driving store

The world's first self-driving store

A fleet of on-demand, self-driving stores that licensed to retailers to power the most affordable on-demand delivery services across the world.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
A report from EVS30 in Stuttgart

A report from EVS30 in Stuttgart

Analyst Lorenzo Grande was at EVS30 in Stuttgart to learn about new developments and products, as well as to attend the co-located conference on batteries and fuel cells.
External Company Press Release
Powercast wireless power development kit charges devices up to 80 feet

Powercast wireless power development kit charges devices up to 80 feet

Powercast Corporation, a leader in long-range wireless power for 14 years, has announced the P1110-EVAL-01 development kit that enables manufacturers of smart, connected devices to easily design and deploy them using Powercast's wireless power technology.
External Company Press Release
Powercast's multi-sensor RFID tags boast 10 meter read range

Powercast's multi-sensor RFID tags boast 10 meter read range

Powercast Corporation has announced the industry's first RFID Sensor Tags which can include multiple sensors in a single tag, and provide the industry's longest read range of 10 meters, or 32 feet.
Wireless Charging Journal
Mar 10, 2017
IDTechEx Research announces new report on Wireless Charging

IDTechEx Research announces new report on Wireless Charging

The unique commercially oriented report Wireless Charging 2017-2027: Phones, Cars etc. is packed with detailed market and technical analysis with many new infograms, conference slides, roadmaps and ten year forecasts 2017-2027. It is based on global research by PhD level multi-lingual analysts in 2016-7 with frequent updates. The lead author has followed the subject for 20 years and is a globally acknowledged authority on the subject.
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 31, 2016
Embedded wireless power based on RF energy harvesting

Embedded wireless power based on RF energy harvesting

Video Interview with Powercast at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Wireless Charging Journal
Dec 14, 2016
Scandinavia's first inductively charged bus line

Scandinavia's first inductively charged bus line

To facilitate the new bus, the last stop on Södertälje's route 755 has been converted into a charging station that will enable the vehicle to quickly recharge its batteries conveniently each time it stops there.
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