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Motorola might be working on bringing self-charging mobile tech

By Jaime Rivera October 13, 2015, 11:49 pm

Surely all of us have our own set of complaints with regards to smartphones, since hey, nothing is perfect. Still, I’m sure we can all agree that OEMs have done an amazing job at making phones faster, screens crisper, design more premium, and yet very few have really cared about improving battery life. That might change though as it seems that Motorola is onto something.

Now, off the bat, let’s be clear, this is Motorola Solutions we’re talking about and not Motorola Mobility. So this is still the remaining US company, and not the mobile device section that got sold to Lenovo. It seems that Motorola Solutions is currently in some internal talk with Energous Corporation. For those of you that don’t know, Energous developed a product called WattUp. What this product does is generate RF energy, which means that the same waves that enable your WiFi signal could serve to charge your phone without you needing to plug in. Your phone would still require a battery, but all you’d have to do is walk into a room that has a WattUp-enabled device, and your phone will charge wirelessly while in range. We’re not really sure what Motorola Solutions is planning to pull off here, or if any sort of partnership would benefit Lenovo’s Motorola in a any way.

What we do know is that WattUp is the stuff of dreams for many of us, and hopefully it’ll become a reality sooner than later.

Source: Energous
Via: Phandroid

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