U.S. nod to Wi-Charge’s wireless charging tech

Aug 17, 2017, 7:40 AM EDT
(Source: NokiaInnovation/flickr)
(Source: NokiaInnovation/flickr)

The Food and Drug Administration in the U.S. has approved Wi-Charge’s long-range wireless charging system, thus setting the stage for commercial roll out of the technology that will rid users of cords and charging mats when juicing up their phones, tablets and laptops.

The in-room wireless charging system, beams infrared rays to deliver power, which is the reason it required a clearance from FDA and not the Federal Communications Commission, which carries out safety analysis for any product that transmits anything, like radio frequency, over the air, writes Digital Trends.

Wi-Charge’s technology delivers a decent charging speed and has a pretty small footprint, which allows it to easily fit into setup, notes Spectrum.

TAGS: Wi-Charge