About Energous

Leading the Next Generation of Wireless Charging

Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT) is leading the next generation of wireless power and wireless charging – Wireless Charging 2.0 – with its award-winning WattUp® technology, which supports fast, efficient contact-based charging, as well as charging over-the-air. Why wireless charging with WattUp? WattUp is a scalable, RF-based wireless charging technology that offers substantial improvements in contact-based charging efficiency, foreign object detection, orientation freedom and thermal performance compared to older, coil-based charging technologies. The technology can be designed into many different sized electronic devices for the home and office, as well as the medical, industrial, retail and automotive industries, and it ensures interoperability across products. As a systems solutions company, Energous develops silicon-based wireless power transfer (WPT) technologies and customizable reference designs. These include innovative silicon chips, antennas and software, for a large variety of applications, such as smartphones, fitness trackers, hearables, medical sensors and more. Energous received the world’s first FCC Part 18 certification for at-a-distance wireless charging, and the company has more than 215 awarded patents/allowed applications for its WattUp wireless charging technology to-date.

Our History

2019

Energous Announces Availability of Hearable Developer Kits

On September 24, 2019, Energous announced the availability of its hearable developer kits for manufacturers. The hearable developer kits enable fast-charging of devices that require higher power levels, such as Bluetooth earbuds, smart headphones and more.

2019

Energous and Delight Announce Availability of World’s First WattUp Wirelessly Charged Hearable on Amazon

On August 6, 2019, Energous announced that the WattUp-enabled Delight Oasis-RC personal sound amplification product (PSAP), designed in partnership with SK Telesys, is now available for U.S. sales on Amazon and on www.DelightPSAP.com.

2019

Energous Receives FCC Certification of GaN-Based WattUp Wireless Charging Transmitter

On June 30, 2019, Energous announced the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification of a GaN-based WattUp Near Field wireless charging transmitter. The NF330 transmitter underwent rigorous testing by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and was determined to be fully compliant with all regulatory requirements including RF, EMC and RF safety. The advanced transmitter is designed to deliver higher power with improved efficiency, enabling fast charging for hearables, wearables, medical sensors and more.

2019

Energous Announces the Availability of Developer Kits for Hearing Aid and PSAP Manufacturers

On June 19, 2019, Energous announced the availability of its developer kits for hearing aid and PSAP manufacturers. The developer kits provide manufacturers with the tools and resources they need to enable faster integration of Energous’ WattUp technology into future product designs.

2019

Energous Corporation Announces Collaboration with vivo Global

On February 25, 2019, Energous announced a collaboration with vivo Global, a leading Chinese technology company, to explore integrating WattUp into smartphone designs that charge wirelessly over-the-air.

2019

Mobile World Congress 2019: Energous Demonstrates WattUp Fast Charging 20-Watt Solution, Designed for Fast Charging Smartphones, Tablets and More

On February 25, 2019, Energous announced it will be at Mobile World Congress Barcelona demonstrating a new WattUp Near Field fast charging transmitter and receiver solution that delivers 20 watts of power, with the ability to scale higher. The new fast charging solution is ideal for smartphones, tablets, drones, cordless power tools and other high-power electronics.

2018

Energous Corporation Announces First Customer Product Approval from FCC

On December 27, 2018, Energous announced the first customer product to receive FCC approval. With this certification, the WattUp-enabled personal sound amplification products (PSAP) from Delight, in partnership with SK Telesys, are now certified to be marketed and sold in the United States.

2018

Energous Corporation Announces New DA2223 Receiver IC Designed for Small Electronic Devices

On November 27, 2018, Energous announced the availability of its DA2223 receiver chip, which is the latest addition to its family of integrated circuits (ICs). At just 1.7mm x 1.4mm and less than 0.5mm thin, the DA2223 4-port RF-to-DC wireless power chip is the smallest RF rectifier IC in the Energous technology portfolio. Learn more about the DA2223 here.

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2018

Energous Corporation Invited by Deutsche Telekom – Parent Company of T-Mobile U.S. – to Demonstrate WattUp at its Telekom Design Gallery “Trend Team” Event

On October 29, 2018, Energous announced it has been selected by Deutsche Telekom to demonstrate its WattUp wireless charging technology at the Telekom Design Gallery, the innovation forum at Deutsche Telekom headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The demonstration will be held on Oct. 30, 2018 in conjunction with Deutsche Telekom’s Telekom “Trend Team” event, which is scheduled from 12—4 p.m. and includes a presentation from Energous’ senior vice president of product marketing, Neeraj Sahejpal, on wireless charging 2.0 and the future of RF.

2018

Energous Corporation Chosen as a Select Partner to Demonstrate its Award-Winning WattUp Technology at the SK ICT Tech Summit 2018

On October 8, 2018, Energous announced that it was selected by SK Telesys to exclusively demonstrate its award-winning WattUp wireless charging technology at the SK ICT Tech Summit on October 31, 2018. The SK ICT Tech Summit brings together leaders from various industries to introduce new communication technologies from the company and/or in collaboration with partners.

2018

WattUp Receives Regulatory Approval in 100 Countries

On September 5, 2018, Energous announced that they have received regulatory approvals for their WattUp Near Field wireless charging technology in 100 countries! This is a proud moment for Energous that represents their team’s tireless dedication and hard work. They’ve built a powerful regulatory team and a global network of leading experts to introduce RF-based wireless charging to regulators and drive global progress.

2018

Energous Customer, SK Telesys/Delight, Brings WattUp Hearing Aids to Market

2018

Energous Receives EU ‘CE Marking’ Certification

Energous has secured a CE Marking for its WattUp Near Field wireless charging technology operating in the 900 MHz band, a certification that covers products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA).

2018

Frost & Sullivan 2018

2018 Wireless Charging Company of the Year Award.

Frost & Sullivan - 2018 Best Practices Award
2018

Energous Receives FCC Certification for its Near Field Wireless Charging Transmitter Running at 900 MHz

Energous announced the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification of its WattUp Near Field transmitter, running at 900 MHz, under Part 18 of the FCC’s requirements. After undergoing rigorous testing with Underwriters Laboratory (UL), it was determined that the transmitter was fully compliant with all safety, EMC and regulatory requirements.

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2018

Energous Demonstrates WattUp RF-based Wireless Charging Technology at First Annual AirFuel Wireless Power Conference & Developers Forum

Energous announced that it will be demonstrating its latest WattUp RF-based wireless charging technology on-stage at the AirFuel Wireless Power Conference & Developers Forum. This is AirFuel’s first annual conference which brings together executives and other industry stakeholders for a discussion about the latest developments.

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2018

Energous Demonstrates Latest WattUp Wireless Charging Technology at Mobile World Congress 2018

Energous announced that it will be demonstrating its latest WattUp wireless charging technology at Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, February 26 – March 1, 2018. Energous will be showcasing a variety of WattUp wireless charging solutions that utilize partner Dialog Semiconductor’s integrated circuit (IC) chipsets: DA14585 and DA1468x.

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2017

Energous Receives Industry-first FCC Certification for Over-the-air, Power-at-a-distance Wireless Charging

Energous announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certified its first-generation WattUp Mid Field transmitter, which sends focused, RF-based power to devices at a distance.

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2017

Energous Corporation Announces GaN-based High-power, Near Field WattUp Charging Solution

New WattUp Near Field transmitter offers additional power to charge larger electronic devices including smartphones, tablets, and smart speakers.

2017

Dialog Semiconductor Invests Additional $15 Million in Energous Corporation

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2017

FCC Approval Granted for Advanced Near Field WattUp Solution

In May 2017, the FCC granted approval for our updated Near Field WattUp solution.

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2017

Energous Named 2017 Edison Gold Award Winner

2017

Energous and Dialog Announce DA4100 Wireless Power RF-Transmit IC

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2017

Energous Named a Best of CES 2017

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2017

WattUp Wireless Charging Technology from Energous Showcased in Multiple Parnter Products at CES 2017

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2017

JT Group Invests in Energous and Becomes Preferred Technology Solutions Partner for IoT Connectivity

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2016

Energous Announces Strategic Parnternship with Dialog Semiconductor / Includes $10M Strategic Investment from Dialog

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2016

Energous Named as Chair of the Regulatory Working Committee at Airfuel Alliance

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2016

Airfuel Alliance Names Energous to Board of Directors

The AirFuel Alliance, a global consortium of industry leaders focused on enabling and accelerating the adoption of wireless power technology, welcomed Energous to the board of directors.

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2016

Ascend Capital Invests $20M

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2016

More Partners for Energous

Energous partners to bring wireless charging to industry-leading commercial and industrial supply company.

2016

FCC Approves Near Field Wattup Solution

In May 2016, the FCC approved our Near Field WattUp solution.

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2016

IEEE Tech Industry Summit Keynote

Phil Kelly, Chief Scientist at Energous, gives Keynote at IEEE Tech Industry Summit.

2016

Energous Gives Keynote Demo at IEEE WIE Conference

Stephen R. Rizzone, CEO at Energous, demonstrates WattUp In Keynote Technology Demonstration at IEEE Women in Engineering Conference.

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2016

Energous Signs Agreement with Pegatron

Energous signed an agreement with Pegatron to integrate WattUp wireless charging into product designs.

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2016

Near Field Wattup Transmitter Design

Announced a Near Field WattUp Transmitter – a pocket-able design that opens doors to new partners, and expands the WattUp Ecosystem.

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2016

IoT Manufacturer Agreements

Announced agreements with top IoT manufacturers at CES International 2016.

2016

“7 Best Ideas from CES 2016”

Fast Company names WattUp one of “The 7 Best Ideas from CES 2016”.

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2015

Charging at a Distance

Published industry-first 3rd party independently validated testing results for WattUp wireless charging at a distance.

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2015

Utility & Design Patents

Energous receives its first utility and design patents.

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2015

World’s First RF Power Receive Chip

Announced availability of world’s first RF Power receive chip.

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2015

SoCal Office

Opening of Southern California office in Orange County, expanding engineering team.

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2015

Product Innovation Award

Frost & Sullivan recognized Energous with a 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation.

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2015

$19M Raised to Expand Operations

Energous raises $19M in a secondary offering to expand operations.

2015

Martin Cooper Joins the Board

Martin “Marty” Cooper, also known as “The Father of the Cell Phone,” joins Energous’ Board of Directors.

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2015

Joint Development / Licensing Agreement Signed

In January 2015, a Joint Development and Licensing Agreement was signed with one of the top 10 consumer electronic companies in the world.

2015

Recognition for WattUp®

Awarded Best of Show in two categories by Engadget at CES, Best of Show by BGR and named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in three categories!

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2014

Joined the AirFuel Alliance

In December 2014, Energous joined the Power Matters Alliance, now AirFuel. Chairs the organization’s Uncoupled Working Group.

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2014

Additional Funds Raised

In November 2014, a successful secondary raises an additional $20M to accelerate company expansion based on strong demand for WattUp.

2014

Silicon Valley HQ

In October 2014, we moved into our new Silicon Valley headquarters in San Jose, CA.

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2014

IPO on NASDAQ

In March 2014, highly successful, four times over subscribed IPO on NASDAQ under the stock symbol WATT, raised $27M.

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2014

First Commercial Demo of WattUp

At CES Las Vegas in January 2014, Energous unveiled the first commercial demonstration of our WattUp® technology.

2013

S-1 Filed with SEC

In December of 2013, Energous filed an S-1 with the SEC.

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2013

Energous Launches

Founder Michael Leabman launches the company in Fall 2013. Stephen R. Rizzone is named as CEO, executive staff hired.

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