Wireless charging on the way, Qi will be the standard

This weekend, the Wireless Power Consortium finalized specification for a low-power wireless charging standard. The new specifications will allow you to charge gadgets that draw up to 5 watts of power sans cords; most devices that charge over USB use 2.5 watts of power. The standard also calls for a third-party certification process that will allow gadget manufactures to brandish their device with the Qi logo. The purpose of this is simple: Qi logo bearing devices will work with other Qi logo bearing devices. Hit up the read link for all the nerdy details.

[Via ArsTechnica]

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