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Despite a quiet period at the end of 2018, wireless charging has stolen headlines at the beginning of 2019, with new smartphone brands joining the Wireless Power Consortium, EV wireless charging getting a significant boost and even some news about Apple AirPower.
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More and more brands have flocked under the Qi standard, safe in the knowledge that as far as near-field inductive charging goes, Qi is unlikely to face any more serious competitors. It appears the real competition that the WPC still faces is no longer in the battle for the dominant inductive standard but now for dominance in across all technologies of wireless charging.
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