Powermat Joins the Wireless Power Consortium to Help take Inductive Wireless Charging to the Next Level
(5 months ago)
NEVE ILAN, Israel: Powermat, the wireless charging technology pioneer, today announced it will become the newest Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) member.
Powermat will contribute its technology and expertise to further advance inductive wireless charging capabilities while maintaining backwards compatibility to the existing Qi ecosystem.
"We are looking forward to Powermat joining WPC and contributing to ongoing advancement of the technology and experience", said Menno Treffers, Chairman, WPC. "Powermat was one of the pioneers that recognized the value of wireless charging. By joining WPC, it further unifies the wireless charging ecosystem behind the Qi global standard, which will accelerate wireless charging adoption and make it more convenient for consumers to use wireless charging wherever they go. WPC will leverage Powermat's expertise in technology innovation to support more use cases including higher power and expanded special freedom."
"Qi has become the dominant wireless charging standard on the market and the recently launched Apple iPhone lineup is evidence of this success", said Elad Dubzinski, Powermat CEO. "Powermat will share technology innovation to further unlock wireless charging potential, and will expedite the growth of the wireless charging infrastructure, bringing wireless charging to wherever users need it".
Powermat is joining more than 360 companies now supporting the Qi standard including industry leaders such as Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Delphi and more.