TechTop: Qi Inductive Charging

LG Inductive Charging for the Home | KitchAnn Style

Inductive charging (also known as "wireless charging") uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects.  Typically this is accomplished using an induction coil to create an alternating electromagnetic field from within a charging base station, and a second induction coil in the portable device takes power from the electromagnetic field and converts it back …

Corian Countertops with Wireless Charging Built In

Corian Wireless charger | KitchAnn Style

Through a partnership with the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), DuPont Building Innovations  will soon begin embedding Powermat's wireless charging technology within its Corian solid surface material. Powermat displayed its own tabletop charging concept at CES but this step is an innovation first in Building Materials. I imagine this will very popular in public spaces such as airports, bars, coffee …