Is Apple developing a wireless charging mat that can charge multiple terminals, or is it envisioning a future where Apple terminals can charge each other?

Apple announced at the

2017 new product launch event 'AirPower ' that can wirelessly charge multiple terminals at the same time, but announced the discontinuation of commercialization in 2019. However, Apple is reportedly not giving up on developing a wireless charging mat that can charge multiple devices at the same time.

Report: Apple still working on multi-device charger, a future where all devices'can charge each other' ―― 9to5Mac

Gurman: Apple is still working on a'multi-device' wireless charger --AppleTrack

'Apple is still working on a charger that can charge multiple of its products at the same time,' said Mark Gurman of Bloomberg in Power On , which conveys Apple's internal information that he obtained independently. According to media reports, Apple is envisioning a future in which all of its products will be able to 'charge each other', which is why Apple is developing technology that will allow multiple devices to be wirelessly charged over short and long distances. ..

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been working on an inductive charging solution that can charge multiple devices wirelessly, and as a result, it is developing a wireless charging mat that can charge multiple devices at the same time. I was trying. According to Garman, Apple is still working on the development of this wireless charging mat.

In addition, 'wireless charging mat under development' is different from MagSafe dual charging pad sold by Apple. The MagSafe Dual Charging Pad is just a combination of the MagSafe Charger for the iPhone and the Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch , but it's reported to be different.

'We are also working on short-range and long-range wireless charging solutions,' Garman reports. The reported 'short-range and long-range wireless charging solution' is a 'true wireless charging technology' that is different from the wireless charging technology used in most smartphones at the time of writing, 9to5Mac of Apple-related media. Is reporting.

In addition, 'Apple is working on devices for short-range and long-range wireless charging, and I think we're envisioning a future where all of Apple's major devices can charge each other. Imagine a future where an iPad can charge an iPhone and then charge an AirPods or Apple Watch on that iPhone. '

in Mobile,   Hardware, Posted by logu_ii