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Feb 06, 2017, 09:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Names Paul Golden as Vice President of Market Development

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it has appointed mobile and technology industry veteran Paul Golden as its vice...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:00 ET Consumers say wireless charging is the must-have feature for smartphones and cure for "battery anxiety"

A global survey conducted this month revealed the significant value consumers place on wireless charging, indicating a high degree of satisfaction...


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...


Jul 31, 2014, 12:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Fuels Evolution of Qi Ecosystem with Option to Charge at Distance

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


Jul 23, 2014, 12:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Elects LG's Yongcheol Park as Chief Technology Officer

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it has named Yongcheol Park of LG Electronics as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this...


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...


Jan 06, 2014, 09:00 ET WPC To Demo World's Most Advanced Resonant Wireless Charging System Compatible With Existing 40+ Million Qi Phones

 The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it will demonstrate the next evolution of Qi wireless charging at the 2014 International...


Sep 18, 2013, 10:45 ET Wireless Power Consortium Names John Perzow as Vice President of Market Development

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the force behind Qi, the world's most widely-adopted wireless charging standard, today announced the...


Sep 04, 2013, 10:22 ET Step into the Universe of Qi Wireless Charging Products at DigitalFocus Global IFA Berlin

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) will demonstrate the newest Qi wireless charging products and prototypes at the DigitalFocus demo event at the...


Aug 05, 2013, 09:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Debuts New Lower Cost Membership Class for Small Businesses

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced the debut of a new membership class for small businesses, Small Business Associate. The new...


Jul 26, 2013, 09:54 ET New Qi-Compatible Google Nexus 7 Launches As First Tablet With Wireless Charging

 The new Google Nexus 7 is the first tablet to feature Qi, the world's most widely-adopted wireless charging standard, according to Google's...


Oct 08, 2012, 08:54 ET Qi Footprint Expands As Wireless Power Consortium Issues Guidelines For Wireless Charging In Automobiles

 The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it approved a series of guidelines for Qi (pronounced "chee") wireless chargers intended...


Sep 04, 2012, 08:00 ET 110 Qi-Enabled Products Certified By The Wireless Power Consortium

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced that 110 consumer products are now authorized to carry the Qi (pronounced "chee") logo,...


Apr 20, 2012, 08:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Extends Qi Standard to Include Longer Range Magnetic Resonance Wireless Charging

The Wireless Power Consortium today announced that the Qi open wireless charging standard is capable of providing full support and compatibility...


Feb 24, 2012, 21:14 ET Erleben Sie Qi, den globalen Standard für drahtlose Energieversorgung, auf dem Mobile World Congress 2012

- Präsentationen der neuesten Qi-fähigen Mobiltelefone, Tablets, Fahrzeug-Anwendungen, Spieleprodukte, Möbel und...


Feb 24, 2012, 19:56 ET Essayez Qi, la norme mondiale pour l'énergie sans fil, au Mobile World Congress 2012

Les nouveaux téléphones portables, tablettes, applications automobiles, produits de jeux, meubles et accessoires de mode prenant en...


Jan 05, 2012, 10:29 ET Wireless Power Consortium and Testronic Labs Announce Qi Interoperability Testing Center

 The Wireless Power Consortium and Testronic Labs, the global leader in quality assurance and localization services for film and...


Jan 04, 2012, 15:07 ET Come See What's Next for Qi Wireless Power at CES 2012

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced it will demonstrate more than 75 new products and prototypes at the 2012 International...


Dec 07, 2011, 08:00 ET Wireless Power Consortium Announces Integration of Qi Wireless Charging at More Than 120 Japanese Locations

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), today announced the successful completion of phase one of the Okudake-Juden (Place and Charge) campaign,...


Nov 08, 2011, 08:30 ET Huawei and Visteon Join Wireless Power Consortium in 100 Industry-Leaders Surge of Support for Qi Wireless Charging Standard

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced its membership has grown to 100 companies with the recent additions of Huawei and Visteon...


Sep 27, 2011, 14:16 ET Over 60 New Qi Wireless Charging Products to Be Shown at CEATEC 2011

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) today announced that it will be exhibiting and demonstrating over 60 new Qi-enabled products from October 4...


May 31, 2011, 08:00 ET Leading Chinese Car Makers Display Qi Wireless Charging at Shanghai Auto Show

The Wireless Power Consortium ("WPC") today announced that leading Chinese automobile manufacturers Geely, Chery, Changan and Dongfeng exhibited...


Feb 15, 2011, 12:59 ET Los cada vez numerosos proveedores inalámbricos amplían el alcance del Wireless Power Consortium

- Los cada vez numerosos proveedores inalámbricos amplían el alcance del Wireless Power Consortium a través de la...