BERLIN, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) will demonstrate the newest Qi wireless charging products and prototypes at the DigitalFocus demo event at the Global 2013 IFA Conference, on Friday, September 6 in Berlin, Germany. Products on demo will feature the most recent smartphones and accessories to feature integrated Qi wireless charging, including the Nokia Lumia 1020, Jeep Cherokee charging console, Helios charging table, Toyota Avalon and Prius charging consoles as well as the Everpurse – a handbag that charges your phone on-the-go.
Pepcom's DigitalFocus will be held Friday, September 6 from 7:00 to 10:00pm at the Grand Hyatt in downtown Berlin, Grand Ballroom.
On display will be the newest Qi-compatible:
- Smartphones and accessories
- Chargers and accessories, including the Tylt wireless charger, Nokia car charging holder, Bluetooth speaker boxes and headsets, and the Everpurse
- Furniture and car chargers, including the Jeep Cherokee, Toyota Avalon and Toyota Prius
- Wireless charging energy cards and high-capacity emergency power banks for the iPad
Qi cuts the last remaining cord in consumer electronics - the charging cord. Any Qi-certified device wirelessly charges using any Qi-compatible charger, regardless of brand. Qi enables wireless charging in phones, tablets, and other devices where consumers use them most – at home, at work, on-the-go, and can be found in cars such as the Jeep Cherokee, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Prius, and SsangYong Chairman.
"People love using Qi because it delivers the best user experience," said WPC Chairman Menno Treffers. "No other standard comes close to the capabilities, user experience, and products that Qi offers. Not only has Qi been expanding beyond mobile phones to tablets, kitchen appliances, computers, cars, and much more, but many of the newest smartphones being released are Qi-enabled, which has been critical for mass market adoption resulting in more than 18 million Qi products in use around the world."
Qi is backed by more than 160 well-known companies including BlackBerry, ConvenientPower, Energizer, HTC Corporation, Royal Philips, LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility Inc., Nokia Corporation, Panasonic, PowerbyProxi, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corporation, Texas Instruments, Toshiba Corporation, and Verizon Wireless.
The expanding universe of Qi-compatible devices, chargers, and automobiles includes over 300 products like the 2014 Jeep Cherokee, Toyota Prius, Google Nexus 7 tablet, Motorola Droid Maxx, Motorola Droid Mini, Nokia Lumia 1020, LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Lumia 920, Google Nexus 4, Nokia Wireless Charging Pillow by Fatboy, JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker, Wow5 Charger by ConvenientPower, Tylt Vu, and the Nokia Wireless Charging Car Holder.
Qi is the proven leader in wireless charging and is the only wireless power solution integrated directly into flagship smartphones, tablets, and automobiles. Qi offers the widest range of features, including support for both inductive and resonant charging, increased spatial freedom, simultaneous multi-device charging, and intelligent power management. Qi is an open, fully flexible standard capable of evolving its technology and features to offer the best user experience.
About Qi and the Wireless Power Consortium
In December 2008 a group of leading consumer electronics companies created the Wireless Power Consortium to establish Qi as the interoperable global standard for wireless power. The more than 150 members of the WPC include BlackBerry, ConvenientPower, Energizer, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Royal Philips, Samsung, Sony, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Verizon Wireless, and infrastructure providers such as wireless operators, furniture, and automotive parts companies. As the leading wireless charging standard worldwide, Qi has brought more than 200 new wireless charging products to market. Qi products are available in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, India, Africa, and Australia.
SOURCE Wireless Power Consortium