Energous and TAGnology Partner to Bring Over-The-Air Wireless Power Solutions to European Customers
Energous Corporation (Nasdaq: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary RF-based wireless charging technology that supports charging of electronic devices at-a-distance, today announced a partnership with TAGnology RFID GmbH, a leading European provider of wireless technology, contactless identification and RTLS (real time location system) solutions serving a wide range of applications from industrial, medical, automotive to Internet of Things (IoT). Under the arrangement, TAGnology will work as an industrial design house for Energous customers, helping to implement wireless power solutions, proofs of concept (PoCs), and manage development projects. In addition, TAGnology delivers training and technical support in the region and will serve as a provider of Energous' wireless power solutions and developer kits in Europe through its ecommerce website and distribution channel.
"Energous WattUp wireless charging 2.0 technology is an innovative and scalable solution and TAGnology is excited to bring this ground-breaking technology to the European market and to deliver a new level of consumer experience and industrial capability," said Markus Schriebl, chief executive officer, TAGnology. "We believe joining the Energous ecosystem will offer European manufacturers new wireless power options that will revolutionize product charging in a wide range of use cases and applications."
Capable of charging multiple devices simultaneously at-a-distance, Energous' WattUp technology enables a variety of wireless charging scenarios from near field to far field over the air, at a wide range of distances. WattUp is suitable for a broad range of applications ranging from small form factor devices to industrial IoT sensors to larger electronics and peripherals.
"TAGnology's technical expertise and consulting capabilities will enable our customers to accelerate adoption of our wireless charging technology into their product designs," said Cesar Johnston, acting CEO, chief operating officer and executive vice president of engineering for Energous. "With more than 15 years of experience in the design and production of innovative wireless solutions and a broad established customer base, TAGnology brings signifcant industry knowledge and experience to our partnership in a new, emerging market for Energous technologies."
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About Energous Corporation
Energous Corporation (Nasdaq: WATT) is the global leader of Wireless Charging 2.0 technology. Its award-winning WattUp® solution is the only technology that supports both contact and distance charging through a fully compatible ecosystem. Built atop fast, efficient, and highly scalable RF-based charging technology, WattUp is positioned to offer improvements over older, first generation coil-based charging technologies in power, efficiency, foreign device detection, freedom of movement and overall cost for consumer electronics, medical devices, retail, military, industrial/commercial IoT, automotive, military, retail and industrial applications. Energous develops silicon-based wireless power transfer (WPT) technologies and customizable reference designs, and provides worldwide regulatory assistance, a reliable supply chain, quality assurance, and sales and technical support to global customers. The company received the world's first FCC (News - Alert) Part 18 certification for at-a-distance wireless charging and has been awarded more than 200 U.S. patents for its WattUp wireless charging technology to-date.
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