Thursday, October 20, 2016

Energy harvesting in mobile phones brings battery and wireless charging boost

I talked with a very interesting startup that is looking to use RF energy harvesting to capture all the energy wasted in an RF link. Putting an antenna on the back of a phone or tablet can capture that energy, and also provide free space wireless charging up to 5m. Marc Chen at Radient Micro-Tech explains more about how it works and how it will be used:

Harvesting RF energy for longer battery life and free space wireless charging | EETE Power Management:

By Nick Flaherty

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