CES: PowerMat Wireless Energy
What is it: A wireless charging solution for multiple gadgets.
Features: Uses “Magnetic Induction” to transfer energy wirelessly to portable devices such as iPhones, PSP’s, Laptops, etc. For any gadget under 100 watts, a receiver is attached to the device. Anything that is above 100 watts, such as a laptop, will use a retractable attachment that connects magnetically to the mat. Other uses include being able to use them under a counter top for kitchen appliances or in a wall powering TV’s, lights, and such. Once manufacturers get on board and install the receivers with in their devices, PowerMat will dominate
Price: Mat for $100, receivers for $30
Street Date: Q4 2009