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  What is the similarity between the Toyota Avalon, Jeep Cherokee, Toyota Prius, and the Ssangyong Chairman? The Jeep Cherokee will offer a factory installed Qi wireless charging pad later this year. The optional feature -- located in the center console -- featuring technology developed by Leggett & Platt, is part of the optional Uconnect 8.4 package. To charge a Qi-compatible device, such as the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC Droid DNA, or Nokia Lumia 920, customers simply place it in the m ...
Here is a live-talk on wireless power technology   ...
“Charge your smart phone or any other device that supports Qi on top of your night stand. It only took about 1 hour and 45 minutes to build using some tools. You could use almost any type of night stand but this one is from IKEA and therefore sold world wide and it comes in many colors. There are a number of methods to do this but I wanted to keep it as simple and quick as possible. You can take it to the next level by just carving around the charger and then drill a hole for the cable to ...
McDonald's testing Qi in EuropeRestaurants will install Qi wireless chargers in some of its European restaurants       McDonald's is testing wireless charging in partnership with Powerkiss, a Finnish company specialized in the design of very elegant solutions for embedding wireless chargers in furniture. Details are in the press release further down. Powerkiss' embedded Qi-chargers can be found in fancy locations all over Europe. Eric Bourgeois, Senior Director at McDonald's ...
People prefer Wireless Power   The results of the "2012 Engadget Awards, Readers' Choice" are in. 280.000 people voted online for their favorite products in categories such as laptops, digital cameras, and smartphones: 58% of the votes go to smartphones with integrated Qi support (Google Nexus 4, HTC 8X, HTC Droid DNA, and Nokia Lumia 920). 22% of the votes go to phones that support Qi with an aftermarket battery door (Samsung Galaxy Note II, and Samsung Galaxy S III) The Nokia Lumia ...
Samsung Galaxy S4 to get wireless charging?     Getting closer It looks like we may get our wish, as a Korean website reported on Thursday that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will feature wireless charging. The site, DDaily, claimed that Samsung will sell a special back cover for the Galaxy S4 and a wireless charging dock separately from the phone itself. There's no word on how much the accessories will cost or, more importantly, when the Galaxy S4 will be released, unfortunately. Intere ...
  Qi and Wireless Power Charging is about making its way into the mainstream with more and more qi-enabled devices, especially within the smartphone sector. And as cell phone makers are trying to get a head start in the tech-race, wireless charging is gaining importance...let´s start the count down for mass adoption and cut the cords once and for all!             Extract of Qi-compliant Smartphones     Nokia Lumia 920 The Lumia 920 is a ...
Creative engineering is as important for applying new technologies and coming up with new applications as it is technical knowledge. Especially to interest and inspire others, a creative approach makes it more appealing finding out more about something new.   We are proud to hand-over the Qi-ativity Award to Victor Sluiter for his great achievements in the field of wireless power technologies and for his creativity within the given constraints. Victor demonstrated the capabilities of wirel ...
Dear community,   i think i speak for all, that we have followed the developments of wireless power with great joy and excitement over the last month. The participants of the design challenge have brought the technology right to our living room and with an industry, who jumps more and more on the 'Qi-train' (thanks Victor ) the implementation of wireless power in our daily live made a big step!   For the element14 awards we have nominees in three categories:   URL to give YOUR ...
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 – The 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited will be the first vehicle available in the world that offers in-console Qi wireless charging for Qi–enabled mobile phones and devices as part of a Technology Package, available for both the gasoline and hybrid version of the new Avalon Limited, which also includes Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Automatic High beams and a Pre-Collision System.   Qi is the global standard for wireless power and charging. With Qi, dev ...
vsluiter

Goodies at shipment cost

Posted by vsluiter Top Member Dec 15, 2012
  These beauties are surplus; if anyone is interested, I can send them at shipping cost. That's especially (if not only) interesting to those living in the Netherlands / Germany, because you can also order your own boards with the designfiles provided, and shipment from China is very cheap.... ...
danteo

QiLiCape Progress

Posted by danteo Nov 20, 2012
Still under construction... I'm still not decided about a kernel mod for additional power management support, I kept a place for a small 430g in order to manage the charging options but maybe is not necessary. The coil will be a Vishay IWAS-4832FF-50 and the battery a 1000mAh LiIon. All stacked.     Searching other coils I found this complete RxTx set for only $9.50 but not Qi compliant called "Wireless Power Supply" from seeed http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/wireless-power- ...
sleuz

Public Wireless Charging

Posted by sleuz Oct 4, 2012
Nokia to introduce wireless charging India Blooms News Service     Bringing charging solutions from the home and office to the high-street, Nokia will introduce integrated wireless charging plates into The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf cafés in select major metropolitan cities.   The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States with more than 850 stores in 24 countries.   It is also present ...
Nokia kickstarts Wireless Charging with JBL PowerUp Charging Speaker and Fatboy Recharge Pillow    The Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 come with integrated wireless charging as standard. What’s needed to go with that is a charging module like the JBL PowerUp Charging Speaker or Fatboy Recharge Pillow. Make your Windows Phone 8 experience even better as Nokia kickstarts the wireless charging revolution. Nokia is a member of the Wireless Power Consortium and as such as cho ...
Powermat 3x       For your wireless charging needs, the best product on the market, and winner of the TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award, is absolutely the Powermat 3X. This simple, gray mat provides wireless power to a large number of different devices. The variety of devices that this wireless charger can power is impressive, as is its set of features and the customer support that backs it. The Powermat was impressive in every category that we rated these devices on and it consistently o ...