Apple has obtained a small New Zealand wireless charging company by the name PowerbyProxi, the company designs wireless power solutions.
Recent news reports that Apple has purchased a small company by the name PowerbyProxi, which specialize in developing wireless charging technology, the company was founded in 2007. One of its most recent developments is the Proxi-Module, it’s a waterproof modular wireless power system that can adapt as well as integrate into a wide variety of products and different situations. This modular can also deliver up to 100 watts of power to devices like drones and robots.
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, Don Riccio, has confirmed this acquisition, Mr Riccio stated that “the team will be a great addition as Apple works to create a wireless future.” At this time he did not elaborate on how the PowerbyProxi technology will be used by Apple in the future. But it’s quite obvious this new acquired business will fit perfectly with the latest introduction of Apple’s iPhone 8, iPhone X and the Apple Watch Series 3 form of charging that incorporates well with Qi- industry standards. Apple is also planning to expand into a range of other charging accessories, and expecting to release a charging mat next year called the AirPower.