Developments in Wireless Power Transfer Standards and Regulations
Selected Developments in Wireless Power Transfer Standards and Regulations Abstract Selected advances in the use and development of wireless power transfer (WPT) standards and regulations in Europe and Japan are reported. The European research program COST-WiPE (European cooperation in science and technology–wireless power transmission for sustainable ...
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"Look Ma, No Hands, No Wires!"Today, most of us take access to Wi-Fi (IEEE Std. 802.11n™) for granted. That’s what makes our daily lives go-around at home, in the office or on the road with access to information across the Internet. Compared to the ‘tethered’ internet access of a few years ago, we became so much more mobile, and productive now having “cut the cord.” But one aspect of our technology usage that is still tied to cords is the need for power even when you have battery operated devices. Think about all of the devices in our lives that require batteries to be recharged: wireless phones, laptops, electric vehicles, medical devices, all the fun wearables and so much more. What if you didn’t need to plug in a device to recharge its battery or what if your device didn’t even need a battery for its power supply? There are a number of standards currently available and in development that support just that through Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) that can allow us to “cut the cord” to traditional power sources. (more…)
Implementation of a QI Compliant Wireless Power System for an Underwater Probe (PDF, 1.5 MB), by Heitor M. Santos, Luiz F. O. Chamon, and Cassio G. Lopes, Signal Processing Lab, Electronic Systems Engineering Department, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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