February 11, 2008 MWg and Splashpower have announced that a new wirelessly powered smartphone will be available in the second half of this year. The MWg devices will be equipped with Splashpower’s technology to enable inductive charging, a process that involves using electromagnetic induction to wirelessly charge the batteries of a handset.
Mark Billington, CEO of MWg, said “This is a superb opportunity for MWg to provide the convenience of wireless power to our customers. MWg is a strong advocate of innovative technology that enhances the customer experience, the addition of this technology will provide end users greater flexibility in charging their handsets.”
Bill Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of Splashpower continued "MWg are a proven innovator who can showcase our technology. The charging convenience and universality we offer is a natural addition to the exciting new devices in the MWg road map for 2008."
No further details are yet to surface, stay tuned as they come to hand ahead of the launch.