Pleasanton, Calif. – August 11, 2014 – Energous Corporation (“Energous” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp™, a disruptive wire-free charging technology for electronic devices that provides power at a distance with complete mobility under full software control, today announced a joint development agreement (JDA) with iPowerUp, Inc., a leading designer of multi-function smartphone battery charging cases and mobile electronics accessories. Energous and iPowerUp will work on designs to embed WattUp into iPowerUp products.
“Wire-free charging represents the next major evolution for powering mobile devices,” said Jerry Bessa, CEO of iPowerUp. “WattUp’s unique technology will offer our customers unparalleled flexibility and convenience for charging their phones.”
“iPowerUp’s range of mobile charging solutions is the ideal showcase for our WattUp technology,” said Stephen R. Rizzone, CEO of Energous Corporation. “Mobile accessories are part of Energous’ go-to-market strategy and will bring us many steps closer to a world in which WattUp is the ubiquitous delivery mechanism for wire-free power.”
WattUp is a revolutionary, patent- and trademark-pending solution that delivers intelligent, scalable power via the same radio bands as a Wi-Fi router. WattUp differs from current wireless charging systems in that it delivers meaningful, useable power, at a distance, while allowing users to roam while charging. The result is a true wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices or place them on a mat.
About iPowerUp, Inc.
iPowerUp was founded in 2007 to answer the growing desire for elegantly designed, multi-function battery chargers and mobile electronics accessories. iPowerUp consistently provides customers with the most innovative and stylish designs available on the market. Jerry Bessa, CEO, has led iPowerUp to a position of pre-eminence in the fast-paced mobile communications industry. For more information, contact Alexis Baxley (Marketing & PR) 805-639-4149 (firstname.lastname@example.org). For additional information please visit http://www.ipowerup.net.
About Energous Corporation
Energous Corporation is developing WattUp™, a wire-free charging technology that will transform the way people charge and power their electronic devices at home, in the office, in the car and beyond. WattUp is a revolutionary, patent- and trademark-pending solution that delivers intelligent, scalable power via the same radio bands as a Wi-Fi router. WattUp differs from current wireless charging systems in that it delivers meaningful, useable power, at a distance, while allowing users to roam while charging. The result is a wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices or place them on a mat. Energous will initially license WattUp to the wearable and mobile-accessory markets and will expand to other markets such as Wi-Fi routers and smartphones over time. For more information, please visit www.energous.com.
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Source: Energous Corporation
Released August 11, 2014