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.
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…
Using the principle of inductive coupling, eCoupled lets you power or charge just about anything without wires. Placing a small chip in a cellphone, frying pan or light bulb lets the system wirelessly conduct electricity. See it at work here.
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:Sounds…