Powercast Corporation Articles
Wireless power for ePaper displays
Engineers from E Ink and Powercast have collaborated to integrate RF wireless power technology into ePaper devices for low power, wireless charging to liberate screens and ease users’ range anxiety or fear of power loss
Printed electronics venture to enable durable e-textiles
Powercast and Liquid X have announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into washable, flexible, high performance and durable e-textiles.
Transmitter charges multiple devices wirelessly over long range
Multiple consumer devices can be charged wirelessly using the PowerSpot transmitter from Powercast. The transmitter can automatically charge up to 30 PowerSpot-enabled devices and at a range of up to 24m (80 feet)
Wireless power receiver slims down to charge smartcards
Powercast has slimmed down the design of its Powerharvester wireless power receiver to 0.3mm, making it suitable to charge compact devices, like smartcards, over-the-air, without interrupting service.
Transmitter is FCC-approved for power-over-distance wireless charging
CES 2018: In Las Vegas (9 to 12 January 2018) Powercast will show its FCC-approved PowerSpot transmitter for power-over-distance wireless charging.
Wireless power development kit targets wearables
Designed to help manufacturers to design and deploy smart, connected devices that use its wireless power technology, Powercast has introduced a development kit, which includes boards in typical device shapes (wristbands, smart cards).
Multi-sensor RFID tags offer 10m read range
Powercast has announced what it claims to be the industry’s first RFID sensor tags which can include multiple sensors in a single tag, and provide the industry’s longest read range of 10m, or 32ft. High accuracy temperature, humidity and light sensors are now available, with more sensor types planned for the future. Tags for sensing the RFID reader’s field are also available and use an on-board LED to show field strength.
Powercast Debuts Battery-less, RF-Powered Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor System for Building and Industrial Automation
Powercast Corporation announces its Lifetime Power® Wireless Sensor System for wireless environmental monitoring in HVAC control and building automation. Remote radio frequency (RF) transmitters broadcast RF energy that perpetually powers wireless sensor nodes without batteries or wires.