Powermat finally admits what we've all known for years: "Qi has become the dominant wireless charging standard on the market." They're now officially joining Qi and the Wireless Power Consortium.
Consumers have been living with multiple wireless charging standards for six years, but those annoying times are nearly over. Powermat, the only contender to the dominant format Qi, has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) and now backs its rival. Show More Summary
For the last 6 years, a standards war has been waging between the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi and Powermat, an alliance formed by Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance. Qi was always dominant outside the USA,...Show More Summary
Wireless charging system producer Powermat has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, backers of the Qi charging standard rivaling the company's own technology, a move that is likely to make Qi-based wireless charging more dominant in the future.
Powermat, the company behind the Power Matters Alliance and its PMA wireless charging technology, has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the group that makes Qi wireless charging technology. Powermat became a member of the WPC this...Show More Summary
How wireless charging brought my family — or at least our phones — just a little bit closer. This is the second of a series of three videos sponsored by the Wireless Power Consortium (which really does have one of the coolest names in the business). Show More Summary
Android and iPhone living together with the magical glow of wireless charging. It truly is the future, folks. This is the first of a series of three videos sponsored by the Wireless Power Consortium (which really does have one of the coolest names in the business). Show More Summary
Rather than cook up its own unique version of wireless charging, Apple has instead decided to utilize the established Qi wireless charging method -- ?an open standard run by the Wireless Power Consortium, which welcomed the news on Tuesday.
An active Galaxy that doesn't really look like it. Leaks don't get much more verifiable than this. The Wireless Power Consortium —the company in charge of the Qi standard — has posted what appears to be the front of the Galaxy S8 Active,...Show More Summary
We’re fully expecting AT&T to sell a Samsung Galaxy S8 Active at some point soon because they always nab an exclusive of Samsung’s Galaxy S Active line. Thanks to a listing posted to the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the group inShow More Summary
The Wireless Power Consortium has posted what could be our latest look at the Galaxy S8 Active.
iPhone rumors are never out of season! The latest one suggests that we could see wireless charging on at least one of this year’s iPhones. 9to5Mac has noticed that Apple has quietly joined the Wireless Power Consortium, a group that promotes the Qi wireless charging standard. Show More Summary
With news today that Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, creators of the popular Qi wireless charging platform, speculation is flying about what Apple’s rumored charging tech for the iPhone 8 will look like. While much has...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. We now have the biggest hint yet that Apple's next iPhone will have wireless charging. Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, an industry group that develops a widely used wireless charging standard. 2. Show More Summary
Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, according to IHS Technologies and the WPC's own web site. Apple is listed as a backing member of the organization, which is behind the Qi wireless charging standard. This is the first time Apple has appeared to support either of the two competing standards. Show More Summary
Apple backed the Qi wireless charging standard and joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), after initially being rumored to adopt the long-range "WattUp" technology from Energous. Apple's Qi adoption may lead to the Qi standard becoming mainstream.
Apple has joined the World Power Consortium, a group behind the Qi wireless charging standard found on many smartphones.
Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless...Show More Summary
Rumors have been floating around for a while that Apple is bringing wireless charging to the iPhone 8, and we just got one of our strongest pieces of evidence yet: Apple has joined the Qi Wireless Power Consortium. 9to5Mac spotted the...Show More Summary