Aira grabs more patents as it tries to do what Apple couldn’t with AirPower

Wireless charging startup Aira has acquired more than 50 patents from rival Spansive as it seeks to do what Apple couldn’t with AirPower: Create wireless charging mats that allow you to place devices anywhere on their surface. Apple also seems to think Spansive was onto something, as it hired the company’s CTO back in July.
Aira previously hired Apple’s then head of patent strategy as it works on a range of products under the FreePower branding…
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Author: Ben Lovejoy