Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Wireless power!

I came across this while looking into wireless charging and communication. Apparently wireless charging has been standardized into something called Qi. Here's a video of it in action inside of a Samsung Galaxy S3:

Apparently the base station is compatible with any Qi-compatible charging pads. These pads usually go into phones, but they just provide 5v 1000mah through two pins that can be used for anything from an Arduino to a Raspberry Pi.

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