Spark Connected and gapcharge partner on 100w+ Wireless Charging
Spark Connected, a global leader in developing advanced and innovative wireless power technology and system level solutions, announces a partnership with gapcharge, innovators of integrated smart wireless charging solutions.
The 100W Ogre solution is part of Spark Connected’s portfolio of high-power industrial wireless charging solutions, which includes the recently announced 300W Yeti solution. This turnkey B2B system is designed for a broad range of Industry 4.0 applications such as factory autonomous mobile robots, logistic fleet management, electric mobility, and automatic guided vehicles (AGVs).
The technology ensures a safe and simple user charging experience ideally suited for gapcharge’s electro mobile logistics, light vehicle, and scooter performance systems.
According to Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer at Spark Connected, “Spark Connected, together with gapcharge, is spearheading and building the autonomous future of power. Automated factories along with smart fleet management and e-mobility can now easily adopt Spark Connected’s safe, efficient, and proven industrial grade wireless power solutions.”
“Industrial applications will transition to wireless power in the coming years and we are excited and looking forward to the partnership,” said Gregor Schmid, CEO at gapcharge. “Spark Connected has great domain expertise and technology in wireless power, which we want to transfer and be a pioneer in the field of logistics. Spark Connected and gapcharge have the same goal: a wireless future.”
Highlights of Spark Connected’s solution include:
- 100W charging without exotic thermal management
- Industry’s highest efficiency at 95%
- System includes both receiver and transmitter
- Built-in safety features, ensuring a safe and simple user charging experience
- Supports future products and standards with a software upgrade
- Products can be hermetically sealed and still allow charging / power delivery
- Infineon XMC™ wireless power Microcontroller