Wireless charger for Neo

Michael Shiloh michael at openmoko.org
Tue Apr 1 18:30:16 CEST 2008

That is priceless. Too good!

Thanks for the laugh,

Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> Hello!
> Some mobile phone vendors are now looking into wireless charging. A 
> wireless charger technology is more user-friendly than the traditional 
> wired phone chargers. However, users will only truly benefit from the 
> interoperability between chargers for different phones if the vendors 
> agree on a common protocol; otherwise, we'll have the same situation as 
> we have now with wired chargers: every phone vendor makes their own 
> charger incompatible with the others.
> In fact, an open protocol for transfer of electricity over IP has 
> existed since 2002: RFC 3251 <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3251.txt>. 
> After DVE (Discrete Voltage Encoding), the electric current can be 
> quickly and securely transmitted to one or more devices over WiFi or 
> Bluetooth in an MPLampS infrastructure. A consumer device can then 
> decode the voltage and use it to recharge its battery.
> Will OpenMoko, with its openness, be the first to implement MPLampS?

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