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This collaboration between Dell and WiTricity is making the wireless workplace a reality for customers around the globe," said Alex Gruzen, CEO, WiTricity.
A recent WiTricity paper (5) described the advantages this technology might afford to charging of autonomous undersea vehicles (AUVs).
The new organisation boasts over 170 member companies comprised of global technology brand, supply chain and market leaders, including board member companies AT/T, Broadcom, Flextronics, Gill Electronics, Integrated Device Technologies, Intel, MediaTek, Powermat Technologies, Procter and Gamble, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Starbucks and WiTricity.
WiTricity and prime contractor Pro-tenex, which manufactures power management devices, are devising a system that will transfer power from a seat back in a vehicle to the battery in a soldier's vest, said Jeff Muhs, WiTricity's director of business development for automotive, industrial and military business units.
The MIT group demonstrated the technique in 2007, which led to formation of WiTricity.
WiTricity has been chosen to vice-chair this working group, whose first responsibility is to create a specification for smartphone-ready, highly resonant wireless power.
The system was developed in cooperation with WiTricity Corp.
Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), is collaborating with Boston-area-based WiTricity Corporation to develop Audi wireless charging.
Five years back, a group at MIT lit a 60-watt lightbulb using magnetic resonance and a spinoff from the Institute called WiTricity designed power mats that wirelessly recharge devices this way.
Toyota forms wireless battery-charging alliance with WiTricity
Tokyo, Apr 27, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has entered into a technological collaboration agreement with Massachusetts, United States based WiTricity Corporation* concerning the practical application of automotive wireless charging systems and the promotion of their widespread use.