Why Do Drones Need Wireless Charging?
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Why Do Drones Need Wireless Charging?

Commercial and security drones used by organizations today face a significant operational challenge as battery capacity can often limit drone flight durations. The most common charging method found in drones today is contact-based conductive charging technology, which requires extreme accuracy in alignment with the charging station and leaves electric cavities exposed, which prevents it from withstanding challenging weather conditions. 

When it comes to charging, today’s UAVs and commercial drones still struggle with automatically positioning themselves precisely enough – which makes current charging systems for drones & UAVs costly and inefficient when operating on a large scale.  

Ideal commercial drones and UAVs should be able to complete their task and automatically recharge quickly and efficiently.

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Wireless Charging Technology for Drones & UAVs
ELIMINATING DIRECT CONTACT

Wireless Charging Technology for Drones & UAVs

Powermat’s contact-free wireless charging solution for drones eliminates the need for direct contact with a charging station and allows drones to power freely without the need for accurate alignment.

Powermat’s wireless charging technology for drones provides an ultra-lightweight design that supports up to 600W of charging power. The system allows high misalignment between the receiver and transmitter, up to 200mm, and comes with integrated guided landing features.

The platform also includes drone power optimization software, allowing drone operators to manage power levels and charging queues easily and efficiently while minimizing operational downtime.

READY FOR PRODUCTION Industrial-Grade Wireless Charging Technology
READY FOR PRODUCTION

Industrial-Grade Wireless Charging Technology

Wireless charging for drones means flexible charging alignment, universal drone compatibility, safer connections, and durability in rugged environments and weather conditions.

Our solutions include production-ready wireless charging platforms for drones, along with flexible, tailored solutions that meet specific design & power requirements.

Powermat’s team of specialists supports everything from R&D to final production requirement support.

Wireless Charging for Drones System Highlights

Power over the air

POWER OVER THE AIR

Providing 600W of wireless power over a distance of up to 150mm between embedded/placed receiver and transmitter (Z)
FREEDOM OF POSITIONING

FREEDOM OF POSITIONING

Angular charging support with high misalignment flexibility
Lightweight

LIGHTWEIGHT

Designed to have a minimal overall impact
MATURE AND RELIABLE

MATURE AND RELIABLE

Simple and sophisticated design and architecture sensitive to production costs
ROBUST

ROBUST

Suited for highly volatile outdoor environments such as water, dust, dirt, and chemicals
MANAGED & CONNECTED

MANAGED & CONNECTED

Connectivity layer supporting CAN/UART/BLE/Wi-Fi interfaces and/or fast in-band data transfer communication over the wireless power link

Product Specifications

WIRELESS CHARGING FOR DRONES
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Wireless Charging Technology

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