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Wireless Power Supplies and Contactless Energy Transfer

  • ID: 686851
  • September 2008
  • 138 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

This research service analyzes the emerging trends in wireless power transfer technologies and the application sectors catered to including consumer electronics, defense, healthcare, energy and so on.

Proliferation of Electronic Devices Makes a Case for Wireless Power Transfer for Both Consumer and Industrial Applications

With a slew of personal and portable electronic devices flooding the market, consumers have begun to feel the need for a convenient means to power them, without the mess of several chargers and wires. Industries too echo this sentiment, as wires represent a burden in terms of cost and maintenance. In such a scenario, wireless power is emerging as a popular concept and scientists are considering several technologies for such applications. This technology has tremendous potential in various industries including consumer electronics, automotive, and process control industries. The power and energy industry is investing substantially in research on large-scale wireless energy transfer. The technology will also facilitate the use of all electrical devices, which is a sought-after purchase factor when choosing cell phones or laptops. "Moreover, natural deposits READ MORE >

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-1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

--Scope and Methodology

---Research Scope and Segmentation
---Research Methodology

--Introduction and Key Findings

---Introduction
---Noteworthy Developments
---Key Findings

-2 TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS VIEWPOINT

--Overview of Technologies

---Near Field Energy Transfer
---Far Field Energy Transfer

--Overview of Applications

---Automation and Process Control
---Consumer Electronics
---Healthcare
---Automotive and Aerospace

-3 ASSESSMENT OF ADOPTION FACTORS

--Adoption Drivers and Challenges

---Market Drivers
---Industry Challenges
---Impact Analysis--Snapshot of Risks and Rewards

--Effect of Political; Economic; Social; Technological; Legal; and Environmental (PESTLE) Factors

---Electromagnetic Induction
---Electromagnetic Resonant Induction
---Laser and Microwave-Based Energy Transfer
---Radio Frequency-Based Energy Transfer

-4 INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN CONTACTLESS ENERGY TRANSFER

--Developments in Companies

---Contactless Energy Transfer for Industrial Applications
---Wireless Power Up for Grabs
---Inductive Power Transfer for Material Handling Systems
---Infrared Laser Beam Power to Devices
---Localized Activation of Transmitter Coils on Wireless Charging Pad
---New Generation of Inductive Cooktops
---WISA System for Wireless Power and Data Transfer to Sensors and Actuators
---Wireless Power for Consumer Electronics
---eCoupled Technology for Wireless Charging

--Research in Universities and Research Labs

---WiTricity Technology Based on Electromagnetic Resonant Induction
---Contactless Energy Transfer to Moving Actuators and Personal Devices
---Powering LEDs in Propeller Clock
---Wireless Cell Phone Charging Technology

-5 TECHNOLOGY FORESIGHT AND OPPORTUNITIES

--Impact Assessment in Application Sectors

---Technology Need Analysis
---Stakeholder Assessment (Near Field Technologies)
---Stakeholder Assessment (SPS and Far Field)

--Industry Trends

---Roadmap of Applications
---Future Trends and Analyst Insights

-6 PATENTS AND CONTACTS

--Snapshot of Key Patents in Wireless Power Transfer

---Key Patents--United States
---Recent Patent Applications--United States
---Key Patents--Europe
---Recent Patent Applications--Europe

--Database of Key Participants

---University Contacts
---Corporate Contacts

-7 DECISION SUPPORT DATABASE

--Decision Support Database Tables

---Passenger Car Production--World (2004 to 2014)
---Total Enterprises--World (2002 to 2012)
---Machine Tools Production--World (2003 to 2013)
---Military Expenditure--World (2002 to 2012)
---Nominal GDP--World (2002 to 2012)
---Mobile Subscribers--World (2002 to 2012)

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