A4WP approves wireless power spec, promises "spatial freedom"

Rick

TS Evangelist
Following yesterday's news of AT&T, Google and Starbucks joining the Power Matters Alliance, another wireless power consortium by the name of Alliance for Wireless Power has announced today the approval of its own wireless power standard. The new specification promises...

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shloomper

TS Rookie
Hi Rick, saying that Qi is a "powermat" based wireless power standard is missleading. Powermat is using the PMA standard and not the Qi
 

Rick

TS Evangelist
Hi Rick, saying that Qi is a "powermat" based wireless power standard is missleading. Powermat is using the PMA standard and not the Qi
If I meant the company Powermat, it would have been capitalized, but I see your point. I'm going to space out the word to avoid confusion.
 
G

Guest

Power Pad would be a better choice.....That is what most are use to calling them from Touchstone's version and Verizon that is Qi is called a Pad.... Plus the copy cats of Duracell Powermat, is PowerPad....LOL
 
G

Guest

I know someone has previously mentioned this, but can someone tell me the difference between the PMA and the A4WP? Seems to be more Alliances/Consortiums than kinds of wireless technology!
 

LookinAround

Ex Tech Spotter
I know someone has previously mentioned this, but can someone tell me the difference between the PMA and the A4WP? Seems to be more Alliances/Consortiums than kinds of wireless technology!
That's the nice thing about standards. Everyone has their own
 
G

Guest

'nice' for the consumer who wants to charge their Nokia Lumia 920 with a Powermat Charging pad but can't cos everyone has their own standards! ;)