Wireless Charging


Powercast Enables ESLs without Batteries

by Milos Pavlovic

Powercast Corp has shown a new batteryless E Ink-based ESL that use an ‘RF to DC’ wireless power system to supply enough power to change the information displayed, so no battery is required. The …

Tags:Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs)| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 15| Wireless Charging

New Galaxy Dominates the Samsung Booth

by Bob Raikes

Our main news on the S9 and S9+ was the report from the Samsung press event (Samsung’s S9 Launch Emphasis is on Camera), but, of course, we went to the booth. There were the …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 09| Wireless Charging

IHS: Half a Billion Devices with Wireless Power Technology Shipped in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

Led by mobile phones, small appliances and wearables, shipments of consumer electronics devices enabled with wireless charging rose 40% in 2017, compared to the previous year. In all, nearly 500 million devices with wireless …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 06| Wireless Charging

Apple to Release Three New iPhones in 2018?

by Andrew Fenn

Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities predicts that Apple will launch three new iPhone models in 2018. A 5.8″ OLED model with the same resolution as the iPhone X ((1125×2436, 458 PPI). A 6.5″ OLED …

Tags:Apple| iPhone| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 24 - Issue 43| Wireless Charging

Round-up at Fujitsu Forum

by Bob Raikes

At the Forum, German company, Witech, was showing a ‘wireless desk’. I remembered seeing something before from Fujitsu at CeBIT some years ago, and it seems that this was around five years ago. The …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Fujitsu Forum 2017| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| tablets| Thin Clients| Vol 24 - Issue 42| Wireless Charging

Technology at Pepcom NY CE Week

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Pepcom events are often mostly full of silly apps and hardware gadgets targeted at consumers. Their June 15th event in New York was no exception, but I found three interesting technologies that should be …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch PCs| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 23| Wireless Charging

Apple Joins Wireless Power Consortium

by Alan Spencer

Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Industry sources have suggested that a possible reason is that Apple is planning to use wireless charging in its next generation iPhone. Based on a survey …

Tags:Apple| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 06| Wireless Charging

AOC 27″ PLS Display Has Integrated Qi-wireless Charger

by Bob Raikes

AOC in the US has announced the P2779VC, a 27″ PLS-based (Samsung’s version of IPS) FullHD monitor with an integrated charger supporting the “Qi” wireless system for mobile device charging, with no cables required. …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| MMD (AOC Philips)| Vol 23 - Issue 48| Wireless Charging

AirFuel Alliance Pushes Wireless for PCs

by Bob Raikes

The AirFuel Alliance has formed a new PC Task Forces including Dell, Lenovo, STMicroelectronics and others to further the evolution of wireless charging for PCs. The task force will work towards encouraging all PC …

Tags:Dell| Large Display Monitor| Lenovo| Mobile Display Monitor| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Vol 23 - Issue 45| Wireless Charging

AirFuel Alliance to Drive Resonant Global Wireless Charging Standards for PCs

by Isaac Oburu

The AirFuelâ„¢ Alliance, a global consortium of industry leaders focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology, announced the formation of a new PC Task Force today. Leading PC and semiconductor …

Tags:PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)| Wireless Charging

A Novel Means of Wireless Charging is Under Development

by Arthur Berman

Consumers would clearly appreciate a better means to charge mobile electronic devices. Current technologies, such as charging pads and cables, are inconvenient and restrict device mobility. This issue is being addresses by a research …

Tags:Metasurfaces| Mobile Display Monitor| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 23 - Issue 42| Wireless Charging

IFA Round Up

by Bob Raikes

Aiptek, the specialist maker of pico-projectors was showing its Boombox P800 which we reported on in detail in June (Aiptek Shows Pico and Micro Projectors at CE Week). The Boombox is now going on …

Tags:BenQ| Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IFA 2016| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 36| Wireless Charging