GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gill Electronics, Inc., a pioneer in resonant wireless power and charging technology, announced today that the company's TesLink® products have been chosen to represent the wireless charging standard in iUnit's Highland Park complex, located in Denver's trendy LoHi neighborhood. The project consists of 40 "iUnits" made up of 30 studios and 10 one-bedroom apartments.
"We're excited to have been chosen as the solution for wireless charging in this first of its kind apartment complex," remarked Brad Miller, Chief Technology Officer for Gill Electronics. "We're focused on providing the best user experience and performance related to wireless power and charging. People have enough frustration in their daily lives, charging their devices shouldn't be one of them. Our goal is to support iUnit's vision of a cable-free environment utilizing next generational wireless charging environments."
"Our goal in developing this project was to reinvent how buildings were designed and erected as well as how people interact within them," said Brice Leconte, Founder of iUnit. "Technology has become such an important part of our lives and our ability to power them needs to be achieved with very little thought. We wanted drop and go functionality that the tenant could rely upon and know that the device would be charged when they picked it up again. Gill's TesLink® product does as advertised. As the first builder to incorporate wireless charging as a standard in our units, we wanted to make sure we had a bulletproof product. TesLink® surpasses our expectations."
iUnit is described as "the world's first socially active smart apartment unit which is fully compatible with smart devices", and features the latest in home automation including wireless power charging stations, another first of its kind for this type of project. Through innovations in real estate design and modularity, iUnit provides rental units at a 25% lower price point than standard construction. iUnit not only provides more affordable urban living space, it provides a smarter one as well using next generation technology. Tenants access the iUnit mobile app which allows them to pay the rent, file maintenance requests, handle access to the building for guests, control wireless appliances within their apartments, and track their energy efficiency. iUnit's goal is to create a net-zero carbon footprint in each of its buildings.
Gill Electronics is a market leader in resonant wireless charging products. Gill introduced the first commercially available and the first FCC certified resonant wireless charging applications for mobile devices compliant to the A4WP/Rezence™ standard (now known as AirFuel™). Resonant products enable users to wirelessly charge their smart phones, tablets, laptops and other devices without the need for "plugging-in" to a power outlet. In addition, users no longer need to find "just the right spot" in order for the product to charge, as is the case with wireless inductive charging. TesLink® simply works.
Other benefits of TesLink® include:
- Drop and Go Performance – simply set the device down on the charging area.
- Multi-Device Charging – the ability to charge multiple devices simultaneously.
- Flexibility in Placement - unlike first generation wireless charging, which required specific placement of the device on a specific location on the surface, resonant-based devices can be placed anywhere within the charging area.
- Scalable Power - the ability to charge devices with different power requirements and different power states on the same area at the same time (i.e. a wearable device, smart phone, tablet and/or laptop).
- Ability to Charge Metal-Encased Phones – TesLink® is capable of charging most metal encased phones.
Gill Electronics, Inc. is an innovative leader in resonant wireless power and charging. Gill is a founding and current board member of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP). Gill is the first company in the world to release A4WP/Rezence based wireless power products and continues to be the market leader in commercialization of efficient, new and innovative products with advanced features. For more information visit gill-electronics.com
SOURCE Gill Electronics, Inc.