Multi-mode transmitter with an antenna array for delivering wireless power and providing Wi-Fi access

  • US 10,263,432 B1
  • Filed: 12/30/2014
  • Issued: 04/16/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/25/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for wireless power transmission, the method comprising:

  • emitting, by a first antenna element of a transmitter, a first signal comprising a plurality of wireless power waves establishing a pocket of energy; and

    emitting, by a second antenna element of the transmitter, a second signal different from the first signal, wherein the second signal provides Wi-Fi access,wherein the transmitter comprises (i) a housing and (ii) an antenna array housed in the housing, the antenna array comprising the first antenna element and the second antenna element.

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