Qi competitors collaborate on wireless charging under AirFuel name




The Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance have placed themselves in the AirFuel Alliance. The alliance for wireless charging consists thus of 195 companies. Products which works on the basis of the standards to get a AirFuel logo.

Over time disappear, the names of the organizations PMA and A4WP. Products that wireless charging on the basis of the standards of the organization, wear from that moment the AirFuel- name and the corresponding logo. These are multiple, including future standards.

A4WP focused so far on magnetic resonance, which does not require devices in direct contact with the loading surface. make. The PMA was focused on the development of induction, though placement on a specific spot on the loading surface is required. The two organizations work since 2014 closely and have already made ​​their techniques compatible. Earlier this year merged the two organizations already.

Among the 195 companies of the alliance are part AirFuel sit include Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Duracell and MediaTek. The major competitor is the induction-based Qi standard already in many smartphones and include Ikea furniture is integrated.


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