Business Wire

Wireless charging makes a world’s first debut on South Western Railway trains in the UK.

Del

Baker Bellfield, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial interior solutions for the rail sector, and Aircharge, global leader in wireless charging solutions for contract use, have announced today the launch of the world’s first fully rail compliant inductive phone wireless charging system. On-train wireless charging will debut on South Western Railway’s (SWR) refurbished and reconfigured class 444 Siemens Desiro five-car EMUs on the London Waterloo – Southampton – Bournmouth – Weymouth route from November 2018. When the refurbishment programme is completed, all 172 of SWR Desiro class trains will have this new feature.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181121005180/en/

The Aircharge - Baker Bellfield mobile phone wireless charging solution for trains (Photo: Business  ...

The Aircharge - Baker Bellfield mobile phone wireless charging solution for trains (Photo: Business Wire)

With mobile devices becoming the best travel companions for personal and business purposes, including the use of mobile check-in applications and mobile payments, passengers are more than ever in need of a safe and convenient way to keep their device battery fully powered whilst travelling.

The Aircharge - Baker Bellfield wireless charging solution is integrated directly into tables in SWR’s first class carriages as a complimentary service offered to passengers, enabling them to top up their mobile phone by simply placing the device onto the charger without the need of a cable. Utilising the universal standard for wireless charging, Qi, the system is directly compatible with over 130 Qi certified smartphone models, including the latest Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy models.

The Aircharge - Baker Bellfield wireless charging units are the first to be manufactured specifically for rolling stock, complying with all mandatory railway applications and standards including EN501121‐3‐2‐2016, EN50155:2017, GMRT 2100. They are also IP55 rated, meaning they offer water and dust protection.

The Aircharge - Baker Bellfield wireless charging solution can be surface or sub-surface mounted providing the flexibility of being integrated into tables, seat back tables, dado panels, window panels, grab rails and even side celling panels for metro applications, meaning expansion in standard class carriages and onto other railway vehicles is expected in the near future.

“Wireless charging represents the future of charging mobile devices and the partnership with Aircharge will allow us to create a new standard for the railway rolling stock sector and beyond,” said Robert Wilkin, Business Development Manager at Baker Bellfield.

The train installation is part of Aircharge’s growth plan to further extend its wireless charging ecosystem into public transport, alongside its already established presence in public venues. Steve Liquorish, CEO and Founder of Aircharge, commented, “To date we have already deployed our solution on buses and in a number of airports and train stations across the UK railway network, in Europe, US and Middle East, and the expansion into trains consolidates our position as the leading provider for the transport sector, enhancing our public space proposition and offering users a convenient solution when they are most in need of keeping their mobile phones charged”. Aircharge already provides the most extensive wireless charging ecosystem deployed in public venues globally, including transport hubs, restaurant and fast food chains, cafes, hotels, retail shops and office installations.

Contact information

Aircharge Media Relations
Stefano Piccioli
stefanop@air-charge.com
+44 (0)1235 773 378

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

Sintavia Announces Joint Venture with Howco Group21.5.2019 15:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Sintavia, LLC, the leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer for the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had signed a term sheet to form a joint venture with Howco Group in support of the development of additive manufacturing within the Oil & Gas industry. The joint venture would be branded under the Howco Group name and be co-located at Howco’s North American headquarters in Houston, Texas. It is expected that the joint venture will commence operations later this year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190521005062/en/ Brian Neff, Sintavia's Founder and CEO and David Preston, Executive Vice President at Howco Group, sign a term sheet to form a joint venture in support of the development of additive manufacturing within the Oil & Gas industry. (Photo: Business Wire) “Many of the proprietary additive manufacturing processes that Sintavia has developed for the Aerospace & Defense industry appl

ZOOM announces Elevēo WFM21.5.2019 14:56:00 CESTPressemelding

ZOOM International, the leader in driving customer experience through the emotion of the customer, today takes a major step in the Workforce Engagement Management market with the release of the Elevēo platform including the new Elevēo WFM. This announcement represents the culmination of two major milestone initiatives for ZOOM International, the release of a new Workforce Management product as well as their first native cloud platform “as a Service offering”. Unlike other companies that continue to expand via mergers and acquisitions, Elevēo was created by ZOOM to ensure an optimized workflow and ease of use. Our industry is fragmented, and we wanted to help customers expand from spreadsheets and multiple vendors to one. Forecasting and Scheduling Simplified Anyone who works in a contact center will agree that administratively, managing a workforce is difficult, time consuming, and counter intuitive by nature. Even when the “herding cats” element of agents self-scheduling is removed, t

Andersen Global Signs First Agreement in Bahrain21.5.2019 13:30:00 CESTPressemelding

Andersen Global today announced its first collaboration agreement in Bahrain with independent consulting firm Awael Al Bahrain Management Consultancy (Awael). Andersen Global is committed to building a strong and effective practice in the Middle East and the collaboration with Awael is the next step in this process. Abbas Radhi founded Awael in 2014 as an alternative to the Big Four consulting firms. Awael’s growing team of professionals serves a wide range of business clients including owner-managed businesses. Due to the quality of the Awael professional team, larger businesses are starting to approach Awael for the provision of services. The firm’s practice areas include accounting, tax, litigation support, corporate governance, independent directorship of listed and family owned companies, enterprise risk management, risk consulting, corporate finance, feasibility studies, family business support, management consulting, and corporate governance assessments. “Providing service of th

Kymeta Announces S. Douglas Hutcheson as Executive Chairman, Board of Directors, and Walter Z. Berger as President, CFO, and COO21.5.2019 13:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Kymeta—the communications company that is completing the connectivity fabric for everything, everywhere—announced that S. Douglas Hutcheson is joining the Kymeta Board of Directors and will be named Executive Chairman and Walter Z. Berger has been hired as President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Hutcheson serves as Senior Advisor of Technology, Media and Telecom for Searchlight Capital and on several boards, both public and private. Previously, as CEO of Leap Wireless for nearly a decade, he oversaw the company’s operations and managed its eventual sale to AT&T. He brings extensive telecommunications and technology experience, having held several senior leadership positions at Leap after serving as an executive with Qualcomm. “Kymeta is leading the industry in hybrid communication solutions, and I’m excited to come on board as Executive Chairman,” said Doug Hutcheson, Kymeta Executive Chairman. “The telecommunications industry has made major strides

ResMed Study Finds CPAP Adherence Improved by Remote Monitoring, Self-Monitoring across 3 Countries21.5.2019 13:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Remote monitoring and patient self-monitoring can drive CPAP adherence for people with sleep apnea, according to research presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) at the American Thoracic Society’s 2019 ATS International Conference. Average adherence to PAP (positive airway pressure), the gold standard for treating sleep apnea, is approximately 50 percent when using legacy technology with no cloud connectivity or remote monitoring capabilities. According to the new study, researchers found significantly higher rates when they evaluated patients on 100% cloud-connectable devices that enable remote monitoring: more than 31,000 Brazilians, 17,000 Mexicans, and 4.1 million Americans. Percent of study participants achieving 90-day PAP adherence (all Remotely and remotely monitored) self-monitored United States 74% 85% Brazil 72% 83% Mexico 66% 81% “These results equate a strong endorsement for remote and self-monitoring technology,” said study coauthor and ResMed Chief Medical Officer Car

Indo-MIM and Desktop Metal Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate the Global Adoption of Metal 3D Printing21.5.2019 13:00:00 CESTPressemelding

Desktop Metal, the company committed to making metal 3D printing accessible to manufacturers and engineers, announced today a strategic partnership with Indo-MIM, the global leader and world’s largest supplier of Metal Injection Molding (MIM) precision-engineered products with over 100 million metal parts produced annually for leading global OEMs. Together, Desktop Metal and Indo-MIM will offer innovative solutions to enable companies around the world to design and produce metal additively manufactured parts at scale and shorten time to market. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190521005489/en/ Powered by Single Pass Jetting, the Production System is the world's first and only metal 3D printing system for mass production that delivers the speed, quality, and cost-per-part needed to compete with traditional manufacturing processes. (Photo: Business Wire) As one of the first companies to deploy the Desktop Metal P