Powermat aims to combine NFC and wireless charging technologies

Israeli wireless charging specialist Powermat has developed an antenna that supports both near field communication and wireless charging, Forbes reports:

By packing more features into one chip, Powermat aims to make its products more useful to consumers and more attractive to partners such as wireless carriers, handset makers and retailers. The combination should boost adoption of both wireless charging and NFC while generating Powermat sales, said Powermat chief executive Ran Poliakine in an interview.

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