Communication in wireless energy transfer systems

  • US 9,602,168 B2
  • Filed: 10/28/2014
  • Issued: 03/21/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/31/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • transmitting, by a wireless power source using a resonator of the wireless power source, a signal with a first characteristic via an in-band communication channel;

    receiving via an out-of-band communication channel, by the wireless power source using an out-of-band communication module of the wireless power source, information from a first wireless power device; and

    determining, by the wireless power source using control circuitry of the wireless power source, if the information includes the first characteristic.

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