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Jun 23, 2015, 12:04 ET WPC Increases Power, Improves User Experience with New Qi Wireless Power Standard Specification

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the driving force and leader in the global adoption of wireless power technology, today announced that the...


Mar 01, 2015, 15:05 ET Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Come Equipped with Qi Wireless Charging

Launch signals wireless power going mainstream, drives demand for wireless chargers In one of the strongest signals yet that wireless power...


Mar 01, 2015, 03:00 ET New IKEA Collection Blends Style with Qi Wireless Charging Functionality

Global home furnishings retailer IKEA today announced a product launch of Qi-powered bedside tables, lamps and desks that eliminates cable mess and...


Feb 12, 2015, 03:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Achieves Key Technology Milestones for Fast Charging and Resonant Multi-Device Charging with Spatial Freedom

 The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the driving force and leader in the global adoption of wireless power technology, today made two draft...


Aug 26, 2014, 08:00 ET Qi Wireless Charging Adoption Momentum Expands to Airports, Offices, Restaurants, Hotels Around the Globe

 Qi, the global wireless power standard, has entered mainstream consumer adoption and solidified its position as market leader. Recent proof of...


Apr 15, 2014, 10:00 ET Qi Ecosystem Surpasses 500 Different Commercial Products Worldwide with Launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 Cover

 The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced today that the Qi ecosystem has grown to include more than 500 different certified products...


Apr 01, 2014, 10:37 ET Wireless Power Consortium Launches Infrastructure Application Group to Accelerate Adoption of Qi in Public Locations Such as Hotels, Sporting Venues, and Restaurants

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has launched the Infrastructure Applications Group (IAG), a new WPC workgroup dedicated to driving adoption of...


Mar 10, 2014, 11:26 ET Microsoft and Samsung Electro-Mechanics Join the Board of the Wireless Power Consortium

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced today that Microsoft and Samsung Electro-Mechanics have joined its board.  The WPC board drives...