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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 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
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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
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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
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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 05, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Influential Automobile Working Group, CE4A, Recommends Its Members Use Qi In Current and Future Vehicle Models

 Qi, the world's most widely-adopted wireless charging standard, has been recommended by Consumer Electronics for Automotive (CE4A) as the...

Sep 04, 2013, 10:22 ET
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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
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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
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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...

Jun 10, 2013, 10:55 ET
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C+P Cegano Smart Table Equipped with Integrated Qi Wireless Charging

The new C+P Furniture Systems Cegano Smart Table features integrated Qi wireless charging, according to recent announcements from the...

May 01, 2013, 14:45 ET
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2014 Jeep® Cherokee And Toyota Prius Join The Fast Growing Qi Wireless Charging Ecosystem

 The 2014 Jeep® Cherokee and Toyota Prius will offer in-vehicle Qi wireless charging, joining a growing list of automobiles equipped...

Oct 08, 2012, 08:54 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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...