This is one of those ‘I’ll believe it when I see it’ items from CES 2014. Tero Kuittinen on Intel’s ‘charging bowl’ concept.
The idea of coming home and dropping your phone and wearables into a tasteful bowl by the door for fast and easy battery charging is appealing… The key goals here are charging multiple devices without worrying about how close they are to the actual charger, even if there’s a wall separating the two. As households increasingly juggle half a dozen devices, choreographing charging is suddenly becoming surprisingly stressful.
Agreed. We have that problem in our home. Someone is always looking for an unconnected charging cable.
Mediatek may be racing ahead in the wireless charging wars with its Inductive and Resonance Wireless Charging Solution that offers to recharge batteries through furniture and even walls.
What about all that electromagnetic radiation?