7 TYPES OF WIRELESS CHARGING

7 Types of Wireless Charging

7 types of wireless charging

The Wireless Power Industry is a Tangled Mess

Having many different types of wireless power transfer methods can cause confusion. Join us as we go through the seven prevailing wireless power transfer methods, examine the different methods of operation, advantages, identify key players in the space and more.

Let’s start with…

Radio Frequency (RF) Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: microwatts – milliwatts
  • Range: Far-field
  • Standards Bodies: AirFuel Alliance
  • Solutions Providers: Energous, Ossia, PowerCast
  • Applications: Sensors, IoT, LED Lighting

Inductive Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: 5W – 15W (Qi), <2.2KW (Ki)
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: Wireless Power Consortium (Qi)
  • Solutions Provider: NuCurrent
  • Applications: Consumer, industrial and medical electronics

Inductive Resonant Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power level: 100mW – 300 W
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: AirFuel Alliance, NFC Forum
  • Solutions Provider: NuCurrent
  • Applications: Consumer, industrial and medical electronics

Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: <250W
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: Solace Power
  • Applications: Biomedical, integrated circuits, LED lighting

Ultrasound (Electro-Mechanical) Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power level: 1.5W
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: SonicEnergy
  • Applications: N/A

Laser Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: 100mW -2W
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: Wi-Charge
  • Applications: iOT

Electric Vehicle (EV) Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power level: 3.7KW, 7.7KW, 11KW
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: SAE International, GB/T 38775
  • Solutions Provider: WiTricity
  • Applications: Automotive

Inductive Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: 5W – 15W (Qi) <2.2KW (Ki)
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: Wireless Power Consortium (Qi)
  • Solutions Provider: NuCurrent
  • Applications: Consumer, industrial and medical electronics

Inductive Resonant Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Level: 100mW – 300W
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: AirFuel Alliance, NFC Forum
  • Solutions Provider: NuCurrent
  • Applications: Consumer, industrial and medical electronics

Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Levels: <250W
  • Range: Near-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: Solace Power
  • Applications: Biomedical, Integrated Circuits, LED Lighting

Ultrasound (Electro-Mechanical) Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power: 1.5W
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: SonicEnergy
  • Applications: N/A

Laser Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Levels: 100mw – 2W
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: N/A
  • Solutions Provider: Wi-Charge
  • Applications: iOT

Electric Vehicle (EV) Wireless Power Transfer

  • Power Levels: 3.7KW, 7.7KW, 11KW
  • Range: Far-Field
  • Standards Bodies: SAE International, GB/T 38775
  • Solutions Provider: WiTricity
  • Applications: Automotive

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METHOD:
INDUCTIVE
POWER RANGE:
<15W
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NFC WLC & CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

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METHOD:
INDUCTIVE RESONANT
POWER RANGE:
<5W
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AIRFUEL & CUSTOM HIGH-FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS
AIRFUEL & CUSTOM HIGH-FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS

METHOD:
INDUCTIVE RESONANT
POWER RANGE:
<300W
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KI CORDLESS KITCHEN SOLUTIONS
KI CORDLESS KITCHEN SOLUTIONS

METHOD:
HYBRID
POWER RANGE:
<2200W
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QI & CUSTOM LOW-FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS

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METHOD:
INDUCTIVE
POWER RANGE:
<15W
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NFC WLC & CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

NFC WLC & CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

METHOD:
INDUCTIVE RESONANT
POWER RANGE:
<5W
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AIRFUEL & CUSTOM HIGH-FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS

AIRFUEL & CUSTOM HIGH-FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS

METHOD:
INDUCTIVE RESONANT
POWER RANGE:
<300W
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KI CORDLESS KITCHEN SOLUTIONS

KI CORDLESS KITCHEN SOLUTIONS

METHOD:
HYBRID
POWER RANGE:
<2200W
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