12 Oct 2020
Powercast is a leading provider of long-range, power-over-distance wireless charging technology using broadcasted RF energy (radio waves) converted into DC power. This is applied to industrial and portable commercial devices, consumer electronics, along with functional RFID. IDTechEx interviewed Powercast at RFID Live (Virtual) in October 2020.
2 Oct 2020
RF charging and ambient energy scavenging
This premium article is a brief topic overview of long range wireless charging and ambient energy scavenging efforts based on RF.
1 Sep 2020
This is a background profile covering Powercast, a prominent and longstanding company in the field of RF charging and energy harvesting. The bulk of the content was written in 2017, but key figures are updated to 2020.
13 Jul 2020
Liquid X manufacture particle-free conductive inks and offer product development that utilizes these inks. Their target markets are primarily automotive, medical, sports/fitness and other consumer markets with a focus on smart textile and EMI shielding products.
8 May 2020
Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics
Powercast Corporation and Liquid X have announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into durable, flexible, high performance and washable e-textiles.
17 Feb 2020
Competitor in long range wireless charging (RF-based)
30 Jan 2020
Competitor doing long distance wireless charging via RF (2.4 GHz).
29 Jan 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Powercast at CES 2020. Powecast use RF for wireless power transfer.
30 Oct 2019
IoT Applications: Great Opportunities to Come
Internet of Things is considered the third revolution of the computer, after the first revolution of bringing computing to governments and big companies and the second one to the public via PC and smartphone.
22 Oct 2019
IoT Applications: Connecting the EDGE USA 2019
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30 Jul 2019
Powercast long-range wireless power technology gains FCC approvals
Powercast Corporation announced that its radio-frequency-based long-range over-the-air wireless power technology has received three new certifications from the Federal Communications Commission - totaling seven since 2007 - adding retail applications to the company's existing FCC approvals for deployments in consumer, commercial and industrial environments.
27 Mar 2019
IDTechEx visited the Powercast booth at the IDTechEx Show. We caught up with them about their most recent product launches and progress developing RF charging products.
14 Nov 2018
PPG, Powercast announce partnership
PPG and Powercast Corporation announced a joint development agreement to produce ultra-thin and wirelessly powered printed electronics products.
26 Sep 2018
Powercast ships PowerSpot power-over-distance wireless transmitter
Powercast Corporation announced that it has begun shipping its three-watt, Bluetooth®-approved PowerSpot® transmitter which is the industry's first that works in the far field (up to 80 feet) to charge multiple consumer devices over the air - no charging mats needed.
21 Aug 2018
Sensors are the stars of the Show
Sensor technology is a key piece for a number of applications including robotics, Internet of Things, consumer electronics, smart city/home, smart factory, etc. Sensor innovation is often an important motivation within various industries.
21 May 2018
Wireless power receiver charges smart cards, compact devices
Designed for embedding in space-constrained consumer designs like smart cards or hearing aids, the new chip builds on Powercast's existing Powerharvester receiver (PCC110), which has been deployed in industrial and commercial wireless power systems for seven years.