System and method for a self-system analysis in a wireless power transmission network

  • US 10,063,106 B2
  • Filed: 05/23/2014
  • Issued: 08/28/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/23/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for wirelessly providing power, comprising:

  • controlling, at a wireless power transmitter manager, transmission of radio frequency (RF) waves by a wireless power transmitter for providing power to a wireless power receiver;

    detecting a fault affecting at least one of wireless power transmission by the wireless power transmitter and wireless power reception by the wireless power receiver;

    analyzing, by the wireless power transmitter manager, the fault to determine a recommendation for resolving the fault;

    transmitting the detected fault and the recommendation to a server that is remote from the wireless power transmitter and the wireless power transmitter manager via a communication apparatus; and

    receiving and storing information for a device associated with the wireless power receiver that is registered with a wireless power network that includes the wireless power transmitter manager, wherein;

    the information is stored in a device database that is accessible by other wireless power transmitter managers in addition to the wireless power transmitter manager,each of the other wireless power transmitter managers is included in the wireless power network, andthe wireless power receiver is configured to convert the RF waves into usable electricity that is used to power or charge the device.

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