Over at CES (the Shopper Electronics Present in Las Vegas), the Wi-fi Energy Consortium (WPC) has revealed that the following era of Qi charging know-how will incorporate Apple’s MagSafe magnetic charging performance. Dubbed Qi2, the WPC developed the brand new wi-fi charging commonplace on MagSafe know-how. It encompasses a Magnetic Energy Profile, permitting for improved vitality effectivity and sooner charging.
The Magnetic Energy Profile permits for good alignment of gadgets with chargers for optimum charging efficiency. This step will hopefully pave the way in which for vital future will increase in wi-fi charging speeds. Even higher, it presents assist for equipment that can’t be charged utilizing present flat surface-to-flat floor chargers.
Apple has lengthy been a member of WPC, however its personal MagSafe wi-fi charging know-how was at all times proprietary. Many felt Apple ought to license MagSafe to others at no cost, particularly within the face of mounting stress to vary iPhone charging to USB-C.
Keep tuned for extra particulars as they turn out to be out there.
By way of The Mac Observer and Enterprise Wire