Partners aim to accelerate wireless charging

Partnering with JJPlus, Efficient Power Conversion  (EPC) has announced a design collaboration for wireless charging designs.

The AirFuel Alliance, is a global consortium focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology. It has signed a letter of intent with the Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS), to establish a wireless charging ecosystem in Taiwan through the introduction of AirFuel’s resonant technology standard. Jeff Shu, general manager, JJPlus Corporation said that the collaboration is in direct support of TAICS/AirFuel’s initiative in their launch of public wireless charging spots at coffee shops, airports or hotels. “We look forward to employing EPC’s leading GaN technology and working with their expert teams, who work closely with WiTricity [the company created by MIT researchers based on the technology to wireless connect mobile electric devices to the exisiting electric grid] to take a leadership position in this fast-growing market.”

Alex Lidow, EPC CEO and co-founder, noted, “Our eGaN technology has been supporting the wireless charging market development with our business partners and customers worldwide for over three years. . . With the introduction of AirFuel’s resonant technology in Taiwan’s wireless charging ecosystem, the adoption of wireless charging applications will be accelerated,” he believes.

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