Inductive Charging

Apple Continues Work on Inductive Charging Stations, Reveals Patent

In the past, Apple has downplayed the possibility of an inductive charging station for iPhones and iPads in the works, although many inductive charging patents have been spotted in the last 3-4 years. Today, a new Apple patent has been published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), that focuses on tools designed specifically for the creation of an...

Patent Filing Reveals Apple’s Latest Inductive Charging System

A new inductive charging invention by Apple has been revealed today in a patent application published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). According to PatentlyApple, the patent relates to inductive power transmission and more specifically to "tessellated inductive power transmission coil configurations”, capable of charging multiple devices utilizing complex areas. While a number of previous...

Apple Patents Inductive Charging Pad with Orientation-Based Docking Functions

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a new patent titled "Device orientation based docking functions”, that describes a method in which an iPhone or an iPad can change docking behaviour based on its orientation while laying on an inductive charging pad. According to AppleInsider, the "smart dock" would feature a processor, various input / output interfaces...