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A4WPAlliance for Wireless Power (Fremont, CA)
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Kamil Grajski, A4WP, (KG): For the consumer electronics industry, the A4WP specification takes advantage of broadly adopted wireless technologies, such as Bluetooth LE, which will allow manufacturers to minimize hardware requirements.
KG: The A4WP specification supports simultaneous charging of multiple devices with widely differing power requirements such as handsets, Bluetooth headsets, MP3 players, GPS devices, and mobile tablets.
Its competitor, the Power Matters Alliance, has joined up with a third group, the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP, which uses a slightly different technology, to create one interoperable version that will also allow the transmitter and receiver to be placed at greater distances from each other.
The company offers semiconductors that support the three major standards groups: the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), for both magnetic induction and magnetic resonance charging.
The A4WP and PMA, which are engaged in wireless charging technology, have agreed in principal to the terms of the merger that is expected to close by mid-2015.
Founded in 2012, A4WP membership is made up of over 140 companies.
The two companies, both board members of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), will define, design and manufacture next-generation solutions that comply with the A4WP magnetic resonance standard.
In addition, IDT will have information about its magnetic resonance-based products, designed to meet the requirements of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) Rezence specification.
A cooperation agreement has been signed between the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and Bluetooth SIG that establishes an official liaison relationship and hails the development of a new consumer electronics device category : the smart wireless charging station.
The Bluetooth SIG has released a Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) to the A4WP, as a first step, for adoption in its baseline system specification (BSS).
Near-field magnetic resonance is behind the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) technology to provide flexible positioning of devices to be charged.
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., the Analog and Digital Company delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has become a member of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), an independently operated organization composed of global wireless power and technology industry leaders.