BOSCH joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) in March 2016 as a Full Member

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Original:The vision for a higher power – forget about power cables at the next WPC power level – Wireless Power Consortium Blog

BOSCH joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) in March 2016 as a Full Member. The mission is to introduce a new worldwide standard together with companies from other industry branches within the WPC. This joint collaboration has already started and strives to set a new standard that enables users to wirelessly power or charge mobile devices that need more than 15 Watts and for which the 2000 Watt kitchen interface is too large and expensive. These consumer devices range beyond mobile phones or power tools and in the end, everybody will benefit from this extended-power standard. From a users’ point of view – a wide range of consumer products will be interoperable within this future standard. From a manufacturers’ and suppliers’ point of view, components will get cheaper since production volume will be higher and they will be available from more suppliers.(More…)