Laptop computer as a transmitter for wireless charging

  • US 9,252,628 B2
  • Filed: 12/12/2013
  • Issued: 02/02/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/10/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for wireless power transmission to an electronic device from a computer system, comprising the steps of:

  • embedding a pocket-forming transmitter in a screen display of the computer system;

    transmitting power RF waves from the pocket-forming transmitter having a radio frequency integrated circuit, antenna elements, a microprocessor and communication circuitry;

    generating pockets of energy from the transmitter to converge in 3-d space at predetermined locations;

    integrating a receiver having antenna elements and communication circuitry within the electronic device;

    converting the pockets of energy from the transmitter to the integrated receiver to power the electronic device.

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