Aspire to help users stay connected anytime, IKEA is to launch a furniture collection that is wireless with incorporated induction charging stations. The new range consists of a desk, bedside tables, and lamp, all things integrating pads white charging. How can the system work exactly? According to the official press release, a smartphone can be then powered by the voltage or recharge its battery by simply resting a phone on the Qi pad. Once placed on the pad, a notification pops up to alert the user the device is charging.”
If you are worried your phone will not be compatible with the brand new IKEA furniture range, don’t. Most smartphones now being sold on the marketplace come with inbuilt Qi wireless charging (the inductive charging standard). That makes it easy for any phone with this technology that is embedded to charge from surface charging. “Through research as well as home visits, we know that people loathe cable mess”, said Jeanette Skjelmose, Ikea company area manager for light and wireless charging.”Our new innovative solutions, which integrate wireless charging into home furnishings, will make life at home simpler.” The wireless billing furniture range will soon be accessible on IKEA’s website from mid-April.