I think having wireless connectivity built in to all phones - especially the iPhone - will be essential in determining a standard. As it is, the consumer needs to buy more devices and wires to wirelessly charge. Once the early adopters buy into a multimode solution and, eventually, resonant technology, the rest will follow.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.