RETROFITTING WIRELESS POWER AND NEAR-FIELD COMMUNICATION IN ELECTRONIC DEVICES

  • US 20100194334A1
  • Filed: 11/02/2009
  • Published: 08/05/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/20/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. Power circuitry for an electronic device, comprising:

  • an antenna for receiving a signal from a coupling-mode region of near-field radiation generated by a transmit antenna; and

    conversion circuitry for converting the signal to DC power to be used by an electronic device;

    wherein the antenna and the conversion circuitry are configured to electrically and mechanically couple to the electronic device using an existing connection and existing form factor of a battery compartment of the electronic device.

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