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Qi Technology – Wireless Inductive Charging Standard

Qi technology is the new universal standard for inductive charging. Qi, pronounced chee in traditional Chinese, means energy flow. Qi technology, developed by the Wireless Power Consortium, delivers easy, convenient, cord-free charging for any Qi-enabled devices such as smart phones, cameras, MP3 players which needs 5 Watts or less power. Inductive charging is actually a sub-section of wireless charging. This devise employs inductive power transmission using the electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. […]

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Charge Your Cell Phone Using Wireless Power – “Qi” System

Japan’s NTT DoCoMo has demonstrated a cell phone prototype that charges without wires! The prototype is based on a new wireless power standard called “Qi”. The Qi system, pronounced “chee”, transfers power by induction. (“Chee” means ‘vital energy’, an intangible flow of power, in Asian philosophy.) Electricity flows when a wire coil in a gadget, in this case a cell phone, is aligned with an energized coil in a charging pad. Charging time is about the same as a standard wired charger. […]