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Qualcomm® WiPower™ Technology

Overview
Benefits

Qualcomm® WiPower™ Technology, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., simplifies your life by wirelessly powering mobile phones, tablets, and a wide range of items without the need to precisely position a device on a charging area.

WiPower uses resonant based wireless charging to elegantly reduce the need for wall chargers, unsightly power strips, and congested wall outlets.

Qualcomm WiPower is designed to permit a third party to develop products that are compatible with Rezence™, the wireless charging specification approved in January, 2013, by the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP).

WiPower offers:

  • Simplicity: Eliminates the need for multiple chargers and wires
  • Drop and Go: Does not require precise alignment of devices
  • Spatial Freedom:
    • Allows for separation between pad and devices
    • Allows for easier integration into environment: furniture, automobiles, cafes, etc.

Qualcomm WiPower benefits

  • True spatial freedom
    • Does not require the precise alignment of devices within charging area
    • Charge multiple devices at the same time
    • Charge devices within the charging area without direct physical contact
  • Simultaneously charge different device types with varying power requirements
  • Metallic objects will not interfere with the charge process
  • Leverages existing wireless communication technologies (e.g., Bluetooth) to help minimize hardware requirements
  • By charging through surfaces, WiPower supports real world design requirements that blend into the home, office, autos, furniture… wherever you need it
  • Reduces clutter by eliminating or reducing the amount of chargers and associated wires
  • Will enable powering and charging of a wide range of products including consumer electronics, mobile phones, and other battery powered/low power direct charge devices