On the market only beginning to emerge fully wireless charging for mobile gadgets while the engineers at Sony are already thinking about the next generation of this technology. The Japanese company has filed a patent application for a system of transmission of electrical energy directly from a “consumer electronic device” to another. On one of the schematic images are shown charging between smartphones.
The principle of operation
For wireless charging the Sony offers the use of a special system of antennas, which can act as transmitter or receiver. According to the authors of the patent, the technology should work even at a distance. Built-in wireless charging gadget is able to obtain energy from multiple devices, users will also be able to save the settings for automatic connection. Another question — would the surrounding energize someone else’s smartphone, sacrificing a few hours of work your machine.
So far only in theory
The patent described the Sony wireless charging between gadgets, but it does not mean that the company already has prototypes. Often such applications are filed “just in case”. If the technology is promising, it can be realized in the future, without fear of lawsuits from competitors.