Technology

Xiaomi launches remote charging device


The technology was developed based on “space positioning and energy transmission,” Xiaomi said.

(Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.)

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi introduced Mi Air Charge to enable users to remotely charge electronic devices, without any cables or wireless charging stands.

The technology was developed based on “space positioning and energy transmission,” Xiaomi said.

The charging pile has five phase built-in interference antenna to accurately detect a smartphone’s location.

The device has 144 antenna that transmit millimeter-wide waves to the phone through beam-forming.

On the smartphone side, Xiaomi has also developed a miniaturised antenna array with built-in “beacon antenna” and “receiving antenna array”.

The Beacon antenna broadcasts position information and the receiving antenna converts the millimeter wave signal into electric energy that charges the phone.

Currently, the technology can charge multiple devices within a radius of several meters, at the same time.

Xiaomi claims that even physical obstacles do not reduce the charging efficiency.

Xiaomi also plans to make the new charging technology work with smart watches, other wearables and living room devices.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.

Dashboard

A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.

Briefing

We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

Support Quality Journalism.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button