“Demand is growing for hassle-free battery charging and the availability of universal wireless chargers that work across brands. The technology is here and ready to be used, and [we see] a lot of commercial activity at the retail level. New solutions are coming out that are much more efficient and much more convenient.”
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Rahul Mangharam Talks about Emerging Trends in Wireless Battery Power
TerraSwarm PI, Rahul Mangharam (UPenn) recently spoke about the emerging trends in the market for wireless chargers on the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111.
According to Mangharam:
Battery power has not kept pace with the growth in demand for services on phones. As users rely more heavily on their mobile devices, Smartphones and tablet makers that can reduce power consumption of these devices will gain competitive advantage.
In the podcast, Mangharam also outlines the efforts underway to develop industry-wide standards for wireless charging technology.
To listen to the podcast or read the accompanying article, go to: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/race-to-build-a-better-smartphone-charger/.