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2014-04-09 23:27:47

National Center for Women & Information Technology Award Recognizes Tech Women Entrepreneurs Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) today honors Katie Hall, CTO of WiTricity, as the 2014 NCWIT Symons Innovator Award winner. The NCWIT Symons Innovator Award honors an outstanding woman who has successfully grown and funded an information technology (IT) business. The award is named in memory of Jeanette Symons, founder...

2014-02-11 08:37:50

Rezence Emerges as De Facto Magnetic Resonance Standard FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) announced today that WiTricity, a leader in highly resonant wireless power transfer technology, has joined the A4WP with plans to innovate and incorporate the Rezence(TM) specification in their design and development efforts. WiTricity's cooperation with the A4WP is a demonstration of industry consolidation, making Rezence the emerging de facto...

2013-10-29 08:37:55

Industry Leaders from all Walks Convene to Address the Future of Wireless Power FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Power Matters Alliance (PMA) will hold its first members conference in Fremont, California today, with industry leading Fortune 500's from all walks in attendance. Companies including Powermat Technologies, Procter & Gamble, Duracell Powermat, Starbucks, AT&T, Qualcomm, Samsung, SONY, Broadcom and the US Government's EPA Energy Star as well as...

2013-05-08 12:32:43

Pioneer of Wireless Power Transfer over Distance to Vice-Chair Resonance Working Group WATERTOWN, Mass., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WiTricity, the industry pioneer in highly resonant wireless power transfer over distance, announced today that it has joined the Power Matters Alliance. WiTricity, the exclusive licensee of MIT's patents for wireless energy transfer, will help define a highly resonant implementation for the PMA's 'Power 2.0' set of specifications. "WiTricity has done...

2011-09-27 00:00:00

TOKYO, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WiTricity Corporation (WiTricity), IHI Corporation (IHI) and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) have agreed to join forces to research and develop easily deployable electric vehicle (EV) wireless charging systems readily compatible with electric grids which will make life easier for EV users in the future. The partnership structure of three major players in the wireless charging, electric infrastructure, and EV areas coming together will accelerate...

2011-05-10 15:30:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced a technology development agreement with WiTricity Corporation relating to WiTricity's proprietary wireless resonant energy transfer technology for application in the field of mechanical circulatory support. Through a collaborative effort over the past nine months, Thoratec...

2009-07-24 09:18:47

A power system now in development could charge cell phones and other gadgets without the use of wires, researchers at a conference in Britain said. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are experimenting with the physical phenomenon of resonance, which causes an object to vibrate when energy frequencies are applied, MIT Professor Marin Soljacic said in Oxford at the TED Global Conference on ideas worth spreading. It is resonance, for example, that causes a glass to explode...

2008-08-28 15:00:39

By wire By Jordan Robertson SAN FRANCISCO -- Imagine juicing up your laptop computer or cell phone without plugging them into an electrical socket. That's a luxury that could be provided by wireless power transmission, a concept that has been bandied about for decades but is creeping closer to becoming viable. Building off work unveiled last year by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, Intel Corp. on Thursday demonstrated how to make a 60-watt light bulb glow from an...

2008-08-23 03:00:17

SAN FRANCISCO - Imagine juicing up your laptop computer or cell phone without plugging them into an electrical socket. That's a luxury that could be provided by wireless power transmission, a concept that has been bandied about for decades but is creeping closer to becoming viable. Building off work unveiled last year by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, Intel Corp. on Thursday demonstrated how to make a 60-watt light bulb glow from an energy source 3 feet away. The...

2008-08-22 09:00:31

By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Imagine juicing up your laptop computer or cell phone without plugging them into an electrical socket. That's a luxury that could be provided by wireless power transmission, a concept that has been bandied about for decades but is creeping closer to becoming viable. Building off work unveiled last year by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, Intel Corp. on Thursday demonstrated how to make a 60-watt light bulb glow from an energy source 3...