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Ti offers 'Qi' inductive power transfer IC

9/1/2011 03:41 PM EDT
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_hm
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_hm   9/5/2011 1:11:15 AM
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This IC should also include BlueTooth functionality to communicates with device being charged. This way it can be made more efficient and also helps consumer of different status.

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DBlock   9/8/2011 4:48:08 PM
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Why not just modulate data onto the AC?

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Luis Sanchez   9/14/2011 3:56:28 AM
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You can very easily integrate a couple of ICīs into a product. One for Bluetooth and one for the wireless power management. Perhaps integrating both under a single chip would result in noise problems.

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yalanand   9/5/2011 6:38:41 AM
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This is revolutionary chip, just wondering if this is first of kind chip or do we have this chip available already from other manufacturers ?

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prabhakar_deosthali   9/6/2011 7:42:10 AM
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What is the range over which such wireless transfer can happen without excessive power loss to the environment? and what happens when there is intermittent interference between the charged and the charging stations?

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Luis Sanchez   9/14/2011 4:10:07 AM
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This is a chip that Nicola Tesla wouldīve loved. He wanted to distribute energy through air. Wirelessly. Perhaps he was the first "Open source" advocate. Arenīt we seeing too much wireless lately? Anyone saw Jhony Mnemonic? Lucky for the business that RF radiation hasnīt been proved to harm our bodies.

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