Earlier this month two of the three major organizations that produce standards in the field of wireless charging is the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) — have agreed to cooperate, taking the specifications of each other. For ordinary users this means the emergence of a greater number of gadgets, able to replenish the battery “through the air”.
However, when the charging “pad” you can put smartphone from any manufacturer, will not come soon. First, the partnership between the PMA and A4WP only means that their technology will not interfere with each other. Secondly, the emergence of a universal wireless charging restrains the third organization — Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), working independently on the promotion specs of Qi charging.
IPhone users who wish to join the “life without wires” you should pay attention to the case Latitude. Its unique property is that it is the universal wireless charger as it supports the PMA standard, Qi standard.
The accessory is made of robust plastic case thickness 10.5 mm, which has a coil inside the wireless charging, connected to the smartphone via the Lightning connector. According to the developers, charging with the help of Latitude is as fast as using a USB cable.
The fundraising for the production of new products is carried out on the site Kickstarter. The case cost about $ 40 available for iPhone 6/6s Plus and iPhone 6/6s Plus.