PowerbyProxi, developer of wireless power solutions, is demonstrating the next evolution of resonant wireless charging at Computex 2014 this week. A first for the industry is a 7.5W, highly resonant charging solution for thin-form devices, such as smartphones and phablets. The solution, which offers multi-device charging and full spatial freedom, is also expandable to power tablets up to 15W.
Computex is one of the biggest technology shows in the Greater China Region and is a great opportunity for us to engage with the key OEM’s, ODM’s and investors in this very important market. “ This is one of a handful of key shows for us each year and its mid year timing is a great opportunity to showcase technology as key customers look to make design decisions on what innovations they should be considering for future products” said Greg Cross, CEO of PowerbyProxi.
PowerbyProxi’s integrated approach provides significant improvements over the 3.5 to 5W systems being offered today, by enabling high-speed wireless charging of multiple mobile devices. The system is designed to deliver up to 15W of power to a single tablet, or multiple smartphones and phablets. Ultimately this will be backwards compatible with the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) Qi standard and forward compatible to resonant v1.2.
“We continue to drive advances in wireless charging technology,” said Cross. “Our contributions to the future specification of the Qi 1.2 standard, will enable better performance and more convenient solutions for consumers.”
For the first time, PowerbyProxi will also demo a wireless charging pad for mobile devices that enables vertical height charging of up to 30mm. This functioning z height distance will enable charging capabilities to be integrated into public locations like restaurants and hotels, as well as furniture and countertops. Charging can occur through materials including wood, plastic and composites along with the ability to charge multiple devices with full spatial freedom.
PowerbyProxi’s new bowl transmitter with 3D charging technology has been designed to charge smaller, personal devices including wearables and devices using AA batteries. Devices can be placed in any position or orientation, even on top of each other. The bowl, which measures 100mm in diameter, offers a sleek design for office or bedside and complements PowerbyProxi’s larger “family” charging box, which can accommodate multiple larger devices such as gaming controllers, cameras or toys.