Systems and methods of controlling transmission of wireless power based on object indentification using a video camera

  • US 10,291,056 B2
  • Filed: 02/25/2016
  • Issued: 05/14/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/16/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for wireless power transmission comprising:

  • a radio frequency wireless power transmitter that is in communication with a video camera for capturing image data of at least a portion of a transmission field of the radio frequency wireless power transmitter, wherein the image data comprises a visual pattern; and

    a processor of the radio frequency wireless power transmitter configured to;

    identify an object when the visual pattern matches a pre-stored visual pattern representing the object; and

    control transmission of one or more radio frequency power transmission waves to a receiving electronic device based on a location of the identified object, wherein the receiving electronic device uses the one or more radio frequency power transmission waves to power or to charge the receiving electronic device.

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