wirelessly charge your device on DuPont Corian tabletops wirelessly charge your device on DuPont Corian tabletops
jul 10, 2013

wirelessly charge your device on DuPont Corian tabletops

DuPont™ + PMA Corian® tabletop wirelessly charges devices
all images courtesy DuPont™ Corian® / PMA

 

 

DuPont building innovations has teamed up with the power matters alliance (PMA) to embed wireless charging solutions for smartphones and tablets into DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces used in furnishings for home and public spaces. PMA’s wireless charging technology is effectively integrated into these synthetic granite worktop alternatives; one can now charge their favorite gadgets on the go with existing devices such as a duracell power-mat, eliminating the need for plugs and cables.  ‘the next phase in wireless power is seeing it embedded into surfaces used for furnishing solutions,’ says ron resnick, president of PMA.  ‘DuPont has been driving innovation for decades in the area of advanced materials. the collaboration between both company’s innovations marks another step forward in our vision to make smart wireless power a ubiquitous part of our lives.’

 

 

 a rendering of the new PMA compatible duracell power-mat wireless charger for the iPhone 5 being charged on a DuPont™ Corian® kitchen countertop

 

 

a selection of colors from the current collection of DuPont™ Corian®

 

 

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  • Yeah, but still need something you might loose to charge it… Personally I prefer a base like the wireless home phones, or a dock station (a dock station will not be lost in a drawer and serves a second purpose), I prefer that over a piece I might loose or have to search the house for it, just like a normal charger…

    what? says:
  • What is to be lost, a case? I don’t understand what the previous comment meant by “a piece I might lose”? The powermat case is a case.

    what?? says:
  • Why are they using a product (iphone) that needs accessories to enable wireless charging as the example? That adaptor thing around the phone is huge. No one wants to make their phones bigger and bulkier.
    There are wireless charging enabled mobile phones available. For example Nokia Lumia 920 does not need any additional kit to be charged wirelessly. Also one can change batteries on some phones to make them wireless chargeable. There is already a standard for this kind of charging – Qi – the inductive power standard.

    Knyrkki says:

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