Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging With Unique Power Scheduling
The Radio Frequency (RF) based long-range wi-fi charging is on the traces of wi-fi vitality developer Energous that has been not too way back granted consumer safety certification for its wi-fi charging know-how by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
“The US Patent and Trademark Office published a pair of patent applications from Apple that relates to wireless power transfers and a unique scheduling system,” Patently Apple reported on Friday.
“Apple’s patent notes that the system is ‘configured to wirelessly transmit power over the wireless power transfer link’,” the report added.
However, it is unclear whether or not or not that’s the equal to “over-the-air” wi-fi swap.
Wireless vitality developer Energous and the Cupertino-based massive have been working collectively on wi-fi charging know-how since 2014, in response to tech site VentureBeat.
Meanwhile, earlier in November, Apple filed a patent software program for a yet-unnamed foldable machine which may be “opened and closed like a book”.
“An electronic device may have a flexible portion that allows the device to be folded. The device may have a flexible display. The flexible display may have a bending region that allows the display to bend along a bend axis when the device is folded,” acknowledged a patent software program revealed by The US Patent and Trademark Office.