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Walmart plans to test in-store wireless charging technology

September 12, 2018

Wireless charging technology has been around for many years in one form or another. For example, wireless charging pads allow users to charge their devices simply by placing them on the pad, so no cord or outlet is required. Retailers such as Starbucks have experimented with wireless charging pads and tables for customer use.

Yet, charging pads still require a device to be put down in a specific spot where it can be charged, while Ossia’s technology uses wireless signaling to carry an actual charge of electricity through the air that can charge many devices in a given area at the same time.

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