Powermat joins Wireless Power Consortium

Powermat, the wireless charging technology pioneer, has announced it will become the newest Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) member, the company said.

Powermat will contribute its technology and expertise to further advance inductive wireless charging capabilities while maintaining backwards compatibility to the existing Qi ecosystem.

Powermat is joining more than 360 companies now supporting the Qi standard including industry leaders such as Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Delphi and more.

Powermat is the wireless charging pioneer and leader, provider of the largest wireless charging network in the world, and at the forefront of inductive wireless charging technology development.

Established in 2008, the Wireless Power Consortium is an open, collaborative standards development group of more than 360 company members based in approximately 23 countries. WPC´s members include Apple, ASUS, Belkin, Bosch, Canon, Dell, Google, Haier, HTC, Huawei, IKEA, LG, Motorola, mophie, Panasonic, Royal Philips, Samsung, Sony, and Verizon Wireless. These companies — large and small competitors and ecosystem partners, from all parts of the industry and all parts of the globe — collaborate for a single purpose: to design and evolve the world´s most useful, safe and efficient standard for wireless power.