WiTricity and Wireless EV Charging to be Featured on Ask This Old House

What’s Happening: WiTricity, a leader in wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, will be showcased in the Future Home segment of an upcoming episode of Ask This Old House. The episode, titled “Oven Ventilation, Wireless EV Charger,” is scheduled to air at 8:00 PM EST on Thursday, April 13th on PBS, with streaming available on Monday, April 17th on ThisOldHouse.com, Create Network, PBS app, and This Old House app.

Why It Matters: The appearance of WiTricity on Ask This Old House highlights the growing demand for in-home EV chargers and the increasing integration of technology, efficiency, and electrification in modern homes. WiTricity’s Halo™ wireless charging system simplifies the EV charging experience by eliminating the need for plugging in, a feature that has ranked high in desirability among EV consumers.

Key Points:

  • WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology charges EVs at the same efficiency as Level 2 plug-in charging.
  • The global automotive standard for wireless charging of EVs, ratified by the Society of Automotive Engineers in 2020, is largely based on WiTricity’s designs and patents.
  • WiTricity is a pioneer in wireless charging for EVs, with its technology being crucial to ratified global EV wireless charging standards such as SAE, ISO, and GB.

Bottom Line: The upcoming feature of WiTricity on Ask This Old House emphasizes the importance of wireless charging technology in the EV market and its potential to accelerate the adoption of EVs by simplifying the charging process. WiTricity’s extensive patent portfolio and its crucial role in establishing global standards for wireless charging make it a key player in the EV industry, as well as in other sectors such as consumer electronics, micro-mobility, and robotics.


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