Powermat joins the Wireless Power Consortium to drive inductive charging

January 03, 2018 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
Powermat will become the latest Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) member and contribute its technology and expertise to further advance inductive wireless charging capabilities while maintaining backwards compatibility to the existing Qi ecosystem.

Powermat is joining more than 360 companies now supporting the Qi standard including industry leaders such as Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Delphi and more.

"Powermat was one of the pioneers that recognized the value of wireless charging," said Menno Treffers, Chairman, WPC.

"By joining WPC, it further unifies the wireless charging ecosystem behind the Qi global standard, which will accelerate wireless charging adoption and make it more convenient for consumers to use wireless charging wherever they go. WPC will leverage Powermat's expertise in technology innovation to support more use cases including higher power and expanded special freedom."

"Qi has become the dominant wireless charging standard on the market and the recently launched Apple iPhone lineup is evidence of this success," said Elad Dubzinski, Powermat CEO. "Powermat will share technology innovation to further unlock wireless charging potential, and will expedite the growth of the wireless charging infrastructure, bringing wireless charging to wherever users need it."

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