eCoupled is known for their inductive charging solutions where you can just plop your phone down on a table and it will immediately start topping off its battery. But in recent years at CES they've been coming up with slick demos showing alternate ways the technology can be used.
Quick free association exercise: What do you think of when I say "wireless power?" My answer, as of twenty minutes ago: a cup of soup cooking instantly when set on a wireless charging surface. While still in its packaging.
Fulton Innovations showed off their eCoupled induction charger with an iPhone that was able to recharge by simply placing it on a surface, no adapters necessary. It was a modded iPhone, sure, but cool nonetheless.
Before you ask, yes it does blend—and it does it all wirelessly. This isn't the first time we have heard about Fulton Innovation's eCoupled intelligent wireless power system, but is the first time the technology has been demoed with a high powered device. eCoupling uses inductive coupling, which transfers energy from…
In yesterday's patent application Apple filed for its multi-orientation docking station for the iPhone, there was even more tantalizing information: Apple may be preparing wireless docking for its iPhones, iPods and other devices. The technique will use voodoo called induction, and involves hiding coils underneath the…
Its makers, Fulton Innovation, are forming an alliance of companies planning use the technology, including such names as Motorola, Visteon, Herman Miller and Mobility Electronics.
The Consumer Electronics Show is just a couple weeks away and word is that eCoupled will be debuting their intelligent wireless power system at the show. This system is pretty self-explanatory—power without the wires. We've seen cordless charging pads and such in the past, but this seems like the real deal: