WattUp

WattUp

A wireless charging technology from Energous Corporation, San Jose, CA, www.energous.com. Energous licenses its designs to device manufacturers, which build in the WattUp receiver chips. A variety of sizes are available. Because the antennas are not coils, there is more location flexibility when designing products.

Near field transmitters can plug into a USB port for contact charging or within a few millimeters, while software-controlled midfield and farfield transmitters work up to three and 15 feet respectively. WattUp trickle charges the batteries so that radiation power is kept to a minimum.

There are numerous use cases for WattUp technology; for example, all-in-one computers with a transmitter at the base of the monitor and receivers in the keyboard and mouse. Rechargeable hearing aid batteries as well as AA, AAA, C and D cells are also candidates. See wireless charging.


Automatic Home Charging
Energous envisions a time when its products automatically charge most portable devices in the home. (Image courtesy of Energous Corporation.)
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Release date- 03092019 - Energous Corporation (Nasdaq: WATT), the developer of WattUp, a revolutionary Wireless Charging 2.0 technology, today announced the addition of Reynette Au, vice president at Intel Corporation, to the Energous Board of Directors.
Energous and Delight announced availability of world's first WattUp Wirelessly Charged hearable on Amazon.
Shares of Energous (WATT) are moving higher, after the developer of wireless charging technology WattUp. disclosed it would be demonstrating a variety of WattUp-enabled, pre-production products from partners, including IDT International Limited, Delight, The Gokhale Method and others.
The Federal Communications Commission certified the company's "WattUp Mid Field transmitter," which uses radio frequency energy to deliver power from the transmitter to a multitude of device types, Energous said.
The documents suggest Apple is interested in wireless charging from a distance, similar to the Energous WattUp system, which was recently (http://www.ibtimes.com/whatupp-wireless-charger-range-three-feet-gets-fcc-approval-2633661) granted approval from the Federal Communications Commission.
Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards, said, 'Our judges recognised Energous' WattUp as a true innovation among the other products in its category.Over-the-air charging is where the future is going and just like Edison did during his time, Energous is leading the way.'
Wireless audio and power products provider PERI has partnered with wire-free charging technology innovator Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT) to bring to market designs for audio and portable power products with the convenience of wire-free charging, powered by Energous' WattUp technology, the company said.
Apple has reportedly struck a deal with a small start-up company, dubbed Energous, to embed its WattUp technology in the upcoming iPhone 7.
PMA partner Energous' WattUp technology can charge up to 12 devices as far as 15 feet from the transmitter; at that distance only 1 W of power is delivered, which rises to 4 W at shorter distances.
The WattUp can either automatically charge all devices in the 15-foot radius or be manually programmed to charge certain devices.
20 -- Energous's WattUp technology allows you to charge your smartphones, tablets and other small gadgets wirelessly from up to 15 feet away.