Apple is experimenting with solar cells for smart watch

Feb

3

2014

Apple carries out tests with wireless charging for the smart wristband that wants to bring out. Company rumored The company from Cupertino would experiment with a layer of the smart watch that energy from sunlight can involve.

The information comes from the New York Times that people within Apple boosts as sources. According to them, Apple test induction to charge the smart watch that w ith the help of a coil in the receiving unit and a coil in the charging station, electrical energy can be transferred. within a very short distance Among other standard Qi, for example, used by some Nokia Lumia devices and the Nexus 5 is, takes advantage.

In addition, Apple would consider to place to recharge during use in sunlight. Accessory automatically a special layer of solar cells on the curved screen of the ‘iWatch’ The expectation is that it will take years before this technology is ready for large-scale and efficient use to be.

Apple could do a lot of research into making electronics more energy efficient and increasing the capacity of batteries. Would include the maker of the iPhone and iPad experts in this field of Tesla and Toyota have adopted and last year took over Apple Passif Semiconductor, which focused on efficient communication chips.

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