Motorcycles to get wireless smartphone charging system

wireless phone charging on motorcycleAs indicated by Continental at the International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair Intermot 2014 in Cologne, with more and more smartphones supporting wireless charging, Continental is working on this smart charging station on two wheelers.

Wireless charging on motorbikes will ensure that there are no tangled and dangerous cables on the bike while promising full charge for smartphones at the end of the ride. To make this possible, Continental will integrate near field communication with wireless charging so as to allow Bluetooth connection to the bikes electronics.

Continental heat management system will also come into play while charging smartphones on the go which will ensure that neither smartphone nor motorcycle components get heated during charging. The system will also detect any presence of foreign object such as keys, coins or metal wrappers being place on the charging station which will immediately stop charging function.

Continental smartphone charging system will be compatible with Qi standards specified by Wireless Power Consortium, while phones such as Samsung Galaxy S5, S4 and S3, the LG G2, and Nokia Lumia 1020, 925, 820 and 720, Nokia Lumia 1520, 930 and 920, Google Nexus 5 and 4, and LG Optimus G Pro will be compatible.