Wireless Power Consortium

Website: http://www.wirelesspowerconsortium.com/

In December 2008 a group of leading consumer electronics companies created the Wireless Power Consortium to establish Qi as the interoperable global standard for wireless power. The more than 150 members of the WPC include Blackberry, ConvenientPower, Energizer, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Royal Philips, Samsung, Sony, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Verizon Wireless, and infrastructure providerssuch as wireless operators, furniture, and automotive parts companies. As the leading wireless charging standard worldwide, Qi has brought more than 200 new wireless charging products to market. Qi products are available in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, India, Africa, and Australia.

Program News

WPC Reveals Name and Logo for its Cordless Kitchen Standard (Press Release)
Date: 03 Sep 2019

Wireless charging is convenient, but power over distance remains a challenge (Media Coverage)
Date: 11 Feb 2019

Consumer Adoption, Interest in Wireless Charging Continues to Surge, New International Survey Shows (Press Release)
Date: 19 Jun 2018

Wireless Power Consortium Names Paul Golden as Vice President of Market Development (Press Release)
Date: 11 Feb 2017

Consumers say wireless charging is the must-have feature for smartphones and cure for “battery anxiety” (Press Release)
Date: 15 Dec 2016

WPC, Taiwan Technology Standards Agency Form Agreement to Promote Qi Standard and Drive Ecosystem Development (Press Release)
Date: 16 Jun 2016

WPC Increases Power, Improves User Experience with New Qi Wireless Power Standard Specification (Press Release)
Date: 23 Jun 2015

Wireless charging finally sees its star rise to the top (Media Coverage)
Date: 23 Mar 2015

Top 5 gadgets at Mobile World Congress (Media Coverage)
Date: 06 Mar 2015

IKEA and Samsung launch embedded wireless charging range (Media Coverage)
Date: 05 Mar 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Come Equipped with Qi Wireless Charging (Press Release)
Date: 01 Mar 2015

Wireless Power Consortium Achieves Key Technology Milestones for Fast Charging and Resonant Multi-Device Charging with Spatial Freedom (Press Release)
Date: 12 Feb 2015

With McDonalds U.K. Deal, the Other Wireless Charging Group Fights Back (Media Coverage)
Date: 08 Jan 2015

CES 2015: Why wireless smartphone charging might actually, seriously grow this year (Media Coverage)
Date: 07 Jan 2015

The Qi wireless charging standard gets “resonant,” expanding its range to nearly 2 inches (Media Coverage)
Date: 01 Aug 2014

With Qi wireless charging, you'll soon be able to charge your device from a short distance (Media Coverage)
Date: 01 Aug 2014

Wireless charging stretches the friendship by 45mm (Media Coverage)
Date: 01 Aug 2014

Wireless Power Consortium Fuels Evolution of Qi Ecosystem with Option to Charge at Distance (Press Release)
Date: 29 Jul 2014

Wireless Power Consortium Elects LG’s Yongcheol Park as Chief Technology Officer (Press Release)
Date: 23 Jul 2014

Qi Ecosystem Surpasses 500 Different Commercial Products Worldwide with Launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 Cover (Press Release)
Date: 16 Apr 2014

Wireless Power Consortium Launches Infrastructure Application Group to Accelerate Adoption of Qi in Public Locations Such as Hotels, Sporting Venues, and Restaurants (Press Release)
Date: 08 Apr 2014

WPC Demonstrates the Latest Innovations in Qi Wireless Charging at Mobile World Congress 2014 (Press Release)
Date: 21 Feb 2014

Audi Demonstrates Qi Wireless Charging At CES 2014 (Press Release)
Date: 10 Jan 2014

The Wireless Power Consortium to Demo the Latest Qi-enabled Devices for Home, Office, and Cars (Press Release)
Date: 06 Sep 2013

Influential Automobile Working Group, CE4A, Recommends Its Members Use Qi In Current and Future Vehicle Models (Press Release)
Date: 05 Sep 2013

New QI-Compatible Google Nexus 7 Launches as First Tablet With Wireless Charging (Press Release)
Date: 31 Jul 2013

PowerbyProxi Joins Wireless Power Consortium (Press Release)
Date: 13 May 2013

2014 Jeep® Cherokee and Toyota Prius Join the Fast Growing Qi Wireless Charging Ecosystem (Press Release)
Date: 01 May 2013

New Qi Wireless Charging Features Step Up Qi’s Fast Growing Ecosystem As Innovation Platform at MobileFocus Global 2013 (Press Release)
Date: 24 Feb 2013

New Qi Wireless Charging Expands Automotive and Applications Footprint at Mobile World Congress with Fast- Charging, 2-Way Device Charging (Press Release)
Date: 07 Feb 2013

Experience Qi Wireless Charging: The Hottest Mobile Trend of 2013 (Press Release)
Date: 03 Jan 2013

NEW VERIZON WIRELESS, HTC DROID DNA FEATURES FULLY INTEGRATED QI WIRELESS CHARGING (Press Release)
Date: 14 Nov 2012

Wireless Power Consortium Extends QI Standard to Include Longer Range Magnetic Resonance Wireless Charging (Press Release)
Date: 20 Apr 2012

Wireless Power Consortium and Testronic Labs Announce Qi Interoperability Testing Centera (Press Release)
Date: 05 Jan 2012

Over 60 new Qi wireless charging products shown at CEATEC 2011 (Press Release)
Date: 28 Sep 2011

Wireless power consortium launches automotive application group to accelerate adoption of Qi standard in automobiles (Press Release)
Date: 27 Sep 2011

WIRELESS POWER CONSORTIUM ANNOUNCES FIRST INDEPENDENT TEST LAB FOR QI WIRELESS CHARGING CERTIFICATION (Press Release)
Date: 02 Aug 2011

Growing Wireless Carrier Membership Expands Wireless Power Consortium Reach Across the Wireless Infrastructure (Press Release)
Date: 14 Feb 2011

Growing Diversity of Qi-Compatible Devices and Chargers Increases Momentum for Universal Wireless Charging (Press Release)
Date: 05 Jan 2011

Tokyo press event (Media Coverage)
Date: 02 Dec 2010

Energizer’s Inductive Charger with Qi (Media Coverage)
Date: 17 Nov 2010

Inductive Charging: Ready for Prime Time? (Media Coverage)
Date: 10 Nov 2010

The Qi low power standard is ready (Press Release)
Date: 22 Jul 2010

Universal wireless power standard accelerates towards completion: Part 1 of Qi specifications delivers on key interface requirements (Press Release)
Date: 12 Apr 2010

Wireless Power Consortium adds leading technology brands, signals further momentum for global adoption of Qi standard (Press Release)
Date: 03 Dec 2009

Is Qi Ready to Be the Standard for Wireless Power? (Media Coverage)
Date: 18 Aug 2009