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Qi2 Compatibility May Be Coming to the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14

By Ross Denyer / December 20, 2023
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Currently, the majority of Apple’s recent iPhones are only able to wirelessly charge at 15W using a MagSafe charger. By comparison, using a Qi-certified charger will only yield charging speeds of up to 7.5W (for chargers capable of providing at least 7.5W charging speeds). This is set to change with the release of the upcoming […]

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NFC Forum Calls on Product Designers to Accelerate Use of NFC Wireless Charging

By Ross Denyer / September 22, 2023
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The NFC Forum, a leading standards body for Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, has launched an educational campaign encouraging product designers to incorporate wireless charging capabilities via NFC. The NFC Wireless Charging Standard (NFC WLC) is tailored for smaller personal and IoT devices than other wireless charging standards such as Qi from the Wireless Power […]

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How Apple’s New iPhone15 Charging Features Further Support its Sustainability Efforts

By Ryan Sanderson / September 14, 2023
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Apple announced the eagerly awaited iPhone 15 yesterday during its annual September event which also revealed the new Series 9 Apple Watch and a suite of accessories. The theme for this year’s event seemed to be Apple’s focus on sustainability. The new Apple Watch was revealed as its first-ever carbon-neutral product, reportedly meeting its strict […]

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New Qi2 standard for wireless devices ensures enhanced consumer convenience and efficiency

By Ross Denyer / February 13, 2023
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​The Wireless Power Consortium Qi standard is the dominant industry standard for wireless charging and is included in most smart phones on sale today. The WPC has announced an upcoming major update to Qi, known as Qi2. The new revision introduces several enhancements but has one fundamental change over the existing (Qi V1.3) specification, it […]

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DeepCharge develops universal wireless charging

By Ross Denyer / May 26, 2022
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DeepCharge has developed a smart charging technology that claims to remove some of the most difficult challenges related to wireless charging. DeepCharge claim that the technology will be able to charge everything from smart phones and laptops through to power tools and industrial robots. A power supply fitted beneath a table or desk with supporting […]

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