Approval will allow groundbreaking PowerHub-based systems to enable unlimited distance, over-the-air wireless charging to be launched in Europe
Energous Corporation (NASDAQ:WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary wireless charging 2.0 technology, today announced that the WattUp PowerHub has completed regulatory review with an internationally accredited European Notified Body. The results of this review verify that the Energous WattUp PowerHub wireless charging transmitter complies with European technical requirements for radio equipment.
"This milestone demonstrates our leadership in RF based wireless charging and the advancement of our vision and mission to increase power levels and establishes our ability to enable over-the-air wireless 2.0 power transfer beyond 15 feet," said Cesar Johnston, chief operating officer and executive vice president of engineering for Energous. "We are excited to offer our partners this unique technology as they look to launch next generation wirelessly charged consumer devices, as well as retail and industrial products in the European market."
The European Notified Body has determined that Energous WattUp PowerHub complies with international radio-frequency requirements including RF safety (SAR) and has no receiver distance limitation.
"Energous continues to lead the way for wireless power transfer (WPT) regulatory progress, and this is another example of a landmark approval for our RF-based WPT technology," said Daniel Lawless, vice president of regulatory affairs at Energous. "We believe this is the first European approval for a WPT distance charging solution that transmits more than 1 watt."
Energous WattUp PowerHub comprises the DA14682 (Bluetooth low energy 5.0), DA4100 (Wireless Power Transfer), EN3913M (efficient GaN power amplifier) and EN3921 (controller) transmitters alongside the DA2223 (RF-to-DC) and DA14585 (ultralow power Bluetooth low energy) receivers. For more information on Energous WattUp PowerHub or to request a developer kit, please visit https://energous.com/applications/wattup-powerhub/.