Usage of Qi standard Wireless Charging spreads.
Qi chargers are first introduced in 2014. But 2015 sees High Street names
introducing Wireless Charging for Mobiles in the UK
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.......more
Maplin have for sale in store Qi chargers. They also stock receivers for use with older telephones that do not have the Qi technology built in. An increasing number of mobile phones have the technology built in.
The king of fast food convenience is making the dining experience even better with Qi wireless charging in the United Kingdom. At CES 2015, MacDonald's announced it is to add 600 wireless charging hotspots at more than 50 McDonald’s restaurants in London and elsewhere.
The expanded rollout comes after a successful initial market test aimed at delivering additional value to customers, while also benefitting the McDonald’s operation.
According to a report from one McDonald’s location, customers were clamouring to access the Qi wireless charging service, prompting many to wait up to 30 minutes so they could.
Samsung announced the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge with Qi wireless charging integrated. This means that the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will work with the Juicer charger 'out of the box' without the need for an additional cover. Samsung will also market wireless charging heavily in their campaigns to increase further consumer awareness and stimulate demand.
Starbucks introduced Wireless Charging to 200 of their San Francisco Coffee shops and followed up with a number being fitted out in London.