wireless charging

  1. cageymaru

    The Nike Adapt BB Is the Latest Iteration of the Self-Lacing Shoe

    The Nike Adapt BB is a $350 self-lacing shoe with wireless charging. A custom motor and gear train senses the tension needed by the foot and adjusts accordingly to keep the foot snug. The tensile strength of the underfoot lacing can pull up to 32 pounds of force and the tension of the laces can...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Create Magnetic Diode That Could Boost Wireless Energy Transfer

    Researchers from the University of Sussex have reportedly defied a long-standing belief about magnetic coupling. Like a electrical diode that only lets current flow in one direction, the researchers have created a "magnetic diode" that only allows most energy to flow in one direction. The full...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Drones Get In-Flight Wireless Charging

    Now drones don't even need humans to change their batteries, according to the Russian company GET. Their wireless charging stations can deliver 12 kilowatts of power at 80% efficiency to multiple drones hovering within the station's perimeter. GET says the system is portable, and envisions...
  4. DooKey

    First Power-At-A-Distance Wireless Charging Technology Approved by FCC

    Energous Corporation announced they have received FCC certification for power-at-a-distance charging technology. The new technology sends focused RF power to devices up to three feet away. This technology should be very handy for anyone using small wireless devices like earbuds, smart watches...
  5. DooKey

    Apple Acquires New Zealand Wireless Charging Company

    Apple has acquired New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi that designs wireless power products for consumer and industry. Even though Apple supports wireless charging in the iPhone X and 8 their new acquisition will enable them to expand the number of products that can be wirelessly charged. Some...
  6. cageymaru

    Logitech Announces POWERPLAY Wireless Charging System to Recharge Wireless Mice

    Logitech has announced their new $100 POWERPLAY wireless mouse charging system that is comprised of a wireless mouse charging pad, a hard surface pad and a soft surface pad. The proprietary mouse pad will charge the mouse anywhere on the mouse pad unlike wireless Qi chargers that usually only...