Author: WiGL

Lessons From StartEngine’s 1st Successful $5 Million Reg CF Campaign

WiGL became the first company to successfully run a StartEngine Reg CF offering by raising $5 million. This article posted by Ahmad Glover for Crowdfund Insider will explore the advantages and disadvantages of using online fundraising methods, the difficulties it presents and how to juggle them, and the lessons WiGL’s raise can teach startups along the way.

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WiGL on Mobile Medical Devices

The rapid growth of wireless technologies offer an excellent opportunity for mobile medical devices. This new generation of medical tools effectively helps healthcare professionals diagnose, monitor, and treat certain kinds of diseases.
 
Experts developed flexible and ultra-small electronic chips embedded in a medical device worn by patients or implanted to a patient’s body. It helps manage health conditions in a more advanced, accessible way and delivers excellent medical services to sick individuals. People become more aware of their health status with mobile medical devices.
 
However, operating medical devices wirelessly have a huge risk. None more important than access to power; batteries, recharging, and down-time. Fortunately, soon, WiGL’s (pronounced “wiggle”) wireless power network can help mobile medical devices operate safely and efficiently to keep life-saving devices powered.
 
WiGL’s Wireless Power Network Offers Easy and Safe Connection
 
Our patented technologies are like regular WiFi—no need for cords or wires and extra batteries. It will provide power to medical devices or recharge batteries on life saving devices wirelessly anytime, anywhere.
 
WiGL Powers Mobile Medical Devices
As analog and digital electronics are rapidly growing and moving toward Internet of Things (IoT), it gives miniaturized electronic systems an excellent value in the marketplace. Medical devices will be using micro-sized and biocompatible electronic tools, making WiGL an ideal network for their power source.
 
WiGL can send power to wearable and implantable mobile medical devices such as:
 
● Smart health trackers
● Blood pressure monitors
● Cardioverter-defibrillators
● Neurostimulators
The rapid growth of wireless technologies offer an excellent opportunity for mobile medical devices. This new generation of medical tools effectively helps healthcare professionals diagnose, monitor, and treat certain kinds of diseases.
 
Experts developed flexible and ultra-small electronic chips embedded in a medical device worn by patients or implanted to a patient’s body. It helps manage health conditions in a more advanced, accessible way and delivers excellent medical services to sick individuals. People become more aware of their health status with mobile medical devices.
 
However, operating medical devices wirelessly have a huge risk. None more important than access to power; batteries, recharging, and down-time. Fortunately, soon, WiGL’s (pronounced “wiggle”) wireless power network can help mobile medical devices operate safely and efficiently to keep life-saving devices powered.
 
WiGL’s Wireless Power Network Offers Easy and Safe Connection
 
Our patented technologies are like regular WiFi—no need for cords or wires and extra batteries. It will provide power to medical devices or recharge batteries on life saving devices wirelessly anytime, anywhere.
 
WiGL Powers Mobile Medical Devices
As analog and digital electronics are rapidly growing and moving toward Internet of Things (IoT), it gives miniaturized electronic systems an excellent value in the marketplace. Medical devices will be using micro-sized and biocompatible electronic tools, making WiGL an ideal network for their power source.
 
WiGL can send power to wearable and implantable mobile medical devices such as:
 
● Smart health trackers
● Blood pressure monitors
● Cardioverter-defibrillators
● Neurostimulators
 
These devices require a highly sustainable power to operate and transmit patient’s data accurately. They utilized rechargeable batteries. But
. WiGL, in this case, can help extend the life of batteries, which is substantial to prevent frequent replacement of implanted devices. At one day…WiGL will send the power without the need for batteries.
 
 
Advantages of Using WiGL on Mobile Medical Devices
 
1. Sustainable power supply supports on-time delivery of your health status’ results.
 
2. No worry about sudden battery loss or where to find a socket to recharge your wearable devices.
 
3. WiGL tracks your location and sends power to your devices or recharges your batteries on demand.
 
4. It is safe to use your medical devices while charging.
 
5. No more bulky batteries for medical equipment
 
6. No more tangled, long wires or cords.
 
The development of WiGL technologies contributes to the next generation of mobile medical devices. Our vision is that in the future, wires, and batteries will be replaced with wireless networks and hubs… operated using microchips. Power on-demand is power that saves lives.
 
Let’s WiGL
These devices require a highly sustainable power to operate and transmit patient’s data accurately. They utilized rechargeable batteries. But
. WiGL, in this case, can help extend the life of batteries, which is substantial to prevent frequent replacement of implanted devices. At one day…WiGL will send the power without the need for batteries.
 
 
Advantages of Using WiGL on Mobile Medical Devices
 
1. Sustainable power supply supports on-time delivery of your health status’ results.
 
2. No worry about sudden battery loss or where to find a socket to recharge your wearable devices.
 
3. WiGL tracks your location and sends power to your devices or recharges your batteries on demand.
 
4. It is safe to use your medical devices while charging.
 
5. No more bulky batteries for medical equipment
 
6. No more tangled, long wires or cords.
 
The development of WiGL technologies contributes to the next generation of mobile medical devices. Our vision is that in the future, wires, and batteries will be replaced with wireless networks and hubs… operated using microchips. Power on-demand is power that saves lives.
 
Let’s WiGL

Wireless charging: With WiGL, battery power is in the air

Finding just the right place to charge a smartphone is often a challenge, even in one’s own house, and plugging in usually means the device’s user isn’t straying more than a few feet from the wall outlet if they want to use that device while it’s charging.

Wireless charging pads can help, but are a bit of a misnomer since devices like smartphone and smart watches need to be on the pad to keep charging. What if there was a way to enable real wireless charging, untethered from a wall outlet?

Smart wireless power company WiGL (pronounced “wiggle”) may have a solution. The company recently completed an experiment demonstrating an ad-hoc mesh networking capability to allow wireless recharging of connected devices at distances of more than five feet from a power source. In this case, the power source would be one of a series of transmitters on a wireless grid LAN (WiGL), embedded in walls or deployed in other ways around an indoor space. Each transmitter would be equipped with cellular-like beam-steering to allow a device in movement around a room to continue receiving a power charge as its signal gets handed off from one transmitter to another.

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The Future Of Energy: Following In Tesla’s Footsteps with Cherif Chibane

Imagine if you never had to plug your phone or laptop in again to charge it. This is not a new concept but it is one that comes closer every single day. WiGL and the team 5G guys takes a look into wireless charging and how it will change our future lives.

Join 5G guys as they talk with WiGL’s – Cherif Chibane, he has been researching and developing communication systems for over 30 years now, has been in development for 3G, 4G, and WiFi to name a few. Cherif talks about the foundation of WiGL and its vision for infinite mobility. You’ll learn about the history of wireless charging that started with Nikola Tesla and how that technology can be used to make our lives more efficient and practical.

Follow the link below to listen in as we talk about the possibilities of the future and the potential wireless charging has. You would never have to remember your charger, and if you needed a quick charge you could find the nearest access point and stay connected no matter where you are. Cherif talks about the specific way that we use RF to emit energy and also answers the dreaded safety and health questions that come along with new technology. The future of wireless charging is inevitable, and it is exciting to see it start unfolding even today.

Listen to the podcast here

WiGL’s Wireless Energy Technology Poised to Revolutionize Battery-Driven Society

In an age of increasing mobile power needs, a new technology “cuts the cord” by enabling smart, efficient, and data-rich wireless power delivery with nearly limitless applications.

Robert Rickard, a long-time business entrepreneur and former USAF F-22 pilot, leads RCG Holdings, LLC, as the global licensing authority for a new technology called the Wireless-electric Grid LAN — known as WiGL™ (“wiggle”) — opening the door for public and private industry to change the face of our “plugged in” society.

“Over the past 50 years, the volume, technological advances, and variety of applications for electrically powered devices has grown exponentially,” says Rickard. “As a result, the tradeoff between device usage and device recharge (usually resulting in down time) has become a critical part of how billions of users conduct their daily lives. WiGL™ turns that paradigm on its head. There is now an exciting opportunity for the global marketplace to licence this technology.”

While today’s devices normally recharge using wired field energy (with a cord) or wireless near-field energy (pad recharging), WiGL™ utilizes wireless far-field energy transfer with an exciting twist, by directing and receiving power along with data (that can be encrypted)—similar to how networked devices send and receive data via wireless routers or cell phone calls.

“Think of WiGL’s™ method of routing wireless energy as a power source traffic cop, tracking and sending energy in the same signal as the data (WiFi, cell phone, AC, DC, etc.), and never having to plug in local devices again; that’s the new paradigm,” Rickard says.

In a household, this technology will manifest by repurposing AC outlets as WiGL™ LAN routers or personal area networks (PANs) where individual WiGL™ devices can receive a smart power signal. No plugs, no cords, no having to remember to charge, and completely mobile within range of the P2P or P2MP transmitter. Instant, steerable, targeted power distribution throughout your personal spaces, home or office.

Or, in a number of public contexts, the actual WiFi or cell phone signal carrying data will also be repurposed to carry electrical energy at the same time, greatly reducing the power infrastructure in new construction.

“Imagine going to your favorite morning coffee shop and leaving with batteries at 100 percent and the morning email done—by the same wireless signal,” Rickard says. He imagines this technology will rapidly spread to every smart mobile device with insatiable consumer demand. But this is just a warm up.

The applications aren’t limited to short-range household environments and WiFi frequencies: Solutions exist across the entire electromagnetic frequency spectrum. WiGL™possibilities include utilizing satellites (microwave or laser frequencies) or underground/underwater (very low frequency) relays as transmitting/receiving tools, sending much needed wireless power to first responders, military units, public facilities and more. With critical devices able to be charged or maintained as needed, the efficiency and usability of those devices would be increased instantly.

Critical to our environment, here is a very significant and much needed Green Energy implication that WiGL™ enables: By providing wireless power in a smarter, routed, targeted, and perhaps continuous way, the trend toward bigger, more expensive, sometimes dangerous batteries can finally be curbed. Decreasing the waste, the infrastructure, and the carbon footprint of billions of batteries is a cost benefit game-changer for power companies and large manufacturers. Rickard sees a greener future: “The savings to corporations and the environment is a free byproduct of our technology that every company could benefit from. A rare win-win.”

Businesses worldwide have an immediate opportunity to enter this exciting new technological space by licensing the WiGL™ Utility Patentmethod of combining power and signal in a directed P2P and P2MP wireless ad-hoc LAN. By building on our Utility Patent, wireless energy pioneers have the ability to synchronize, create, and sell products that manage and reduce costs associated with wirelessly powering devices, “Powered by WiGL™!”

In short, for any device that has the ability to use electrical energy, WiGL™ is the enabler for 21st Century wireless electrical solutions and the start of a trillion-dollar “Go Wireless” global initiative.

WiGL, Wigl, Wi-GL, and the Wireless Electrical Grid LAN are trademarked in the United States, all rights reserved. For more information about WiGL licensing, Utility Patent information and various engagement options, contact RCG Holdings at r.rickard@WiGLpower.com

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WiGL’s Saltwater Generator

WiGL’s wireless power network, offers an exciting opportunity for wireless vehicles. WiGL (pronounced “wiggle”) is hyper focused on ensuring we can recharge our electric vehicles (EV) while we drive, making no excuse for power loss anytime, anywhere.
 
Speaking of power loss, WiGL is entering the EV market and introducing its latest technology, the saltwater generator or WiGL eNERGY.
 
What is WiGL eNERGY Vision?
WiGL eNERGY is a generator that creates electrical power that can be used, when power is needed. It serves as an alternative power source and is highly beneficial since it prevents disruption of daily works or business operations.
 
WiGL plans to roll out its generators in different electrical and physical configurations. They can be used for various purposes.
 
Benefits of WiGL eNERGY
Are you tired of noisy generators, explosive and faulty power banks? Well, the struggle is over. WiGL introduces its newest invention, the saltwater generator or eNERGY. As the name implies, WiGL eNERGY’s saltwater generator uses a saltwater solution to react with magnesium plates inside a controlled container.
 
With WiGL’s eNERGY, no more batteries…no more power banks. It is just a simple device that can supply power to your laptops, cellphones, or tablets…or recharge your EV.
 
Moreover, the process is easy. It is simply mixing salt into a jug of clean water. Shake well for few seconds, and then pour into your WiGL eNERGY device.
 
Your Safety is Our Top Priority
We care a lot about how our product benefits our customers while keeping them safe at all times. It is the most significant value we could give to them while introducing our technological innovations. Therefore, we created WiGL eNERGY for safe, clean, and non-flammable power on demand.
 
WiGL Where you ask?
 
1. WiGL aims to make our lives easier by providing EV power on demand, no charging station…no problem.
 
But WiGL eNERGY is highly mobile and moves with you for:
 
2. Outdoor activities and emergencies such as:
· Gardening
· DIY repairs
· Camping and other outdoor activities
· Emergency power interruptions
· Downed power lines during bad weather
 
3. It can charge up multiple devices at once… like EVs, phones, tablets, laptops and other rechargeable gadgets…at the same time. You can take your office anywhere and remain socially connected.
 
4. Portable
WiGL is committed to providing a mobile power source for growing power needs. Therefore, WiGL eNERGY is highly-portable for easy transport. You can bring and operate it for your daily work, recreation, off the grid and business operations.
 
5. As an added innovation, WiGL connects to WiGL eNERGY to send power wirelessly to other devices like connecting to WiFi.
 
You will never experience power loss again with WiGL eNERGY. We can live our best lives without worrying about losing power and where to recharge our batteries.

Amazon, LinkedIn, MERG-E & StartEngine Team Up to Showcase Black Founders Who Are Raising Millions

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Black Employee Resource Groups at Amazon and LinkedIn Team Up with MERG-E and StartEngine to Showcase Black Founders Who Are Raising Millions to Scale Their Businesses.
The 90-minute Black Founders Forum on February 18th will address issues of equity as it relates to access to capital, building Black wealth and access to early-stage startup investment opportunities.
LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2021—In honor of Black Heritage Month, a robust collaboration between the Black employee resource groups at Amazon (BEN), LinkedIn (BIG) and MERG-E (Multi-cultural Employee Resource Groups for Equity), has formed and teamed up with the nation’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to host a global panel discussion showcasing the inspiring journeys of black founders who have raised as much as $1 million dollars or more in capital on the StartEngine platform. The Black Founders Forum will include Q&A and address the topic of equity, as it relates to access to capital for Black and Brown founders, as well as the challenges related to building wealth within the Black community. The virtual event is free and will be broadcast live on Zoom, Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM PST/4:00 PM EST. Visit www.StartEngine.com/BHM to register.
“We’re very excited about the opportunity to host this important conversation,” states J. Ofori Agboka— the Vice President of People eXperience and Technology (PXT) for Global Customer Fulfillment at Amazon. “We celebrate these founders and want to let other aspiring entrepreneurs know about the opportunities and resources available to them, via Amazon and elsewhere, to help them grow and scale their businesses.”
The founders on the panel represent a wide array of businesses at various stages of development, including:
  • WiGL – a smart, touchless, wireless power company that’s developed fully patented wireless-electric Grid Local Air Networks developed for the Department of Defense, that sends targeted energy through the air. Founded by disabled veteran, Dr. Ahmad Glover – ($1M+ raised)
  • PopCom – an automated retail technology platform for vending machines and kiosks that allows retailers to engage and understand customers, sell more products, and learn from big data, founded by Dawn Dickson – ($4M+ raised)
  • Fanbase – a new subscription-based social media network founded by Isaac Hayes, III. – ($1M+ raised)
  • SoapSox – the next generation of washcloths for kids, founded by Ray Phillips – ($1M+ raised)
  • MentalHappy – a social network designed to help people with their emotional health through peer support, founded by Tamar Blue – ($154K raised)
  • CommunityX – a coalition-building platform that connects like-minded activists from local and global communities around the issues they care about most, founded by Chloë Cheyenne – ($98K raised)
“At StartEngine, we value having a diversity of industries and founders raising capital on our platform. I founded the company to help level the playing field, and now founders of color and female founders are having great success on StartEngine. We’ve raised over $250 million for startups and we’re just getting started,” shares Howard Marks, StartEngine co-founder and CEO.
The Black Founders Forum event, which originated within the Detroit chapter of Amazon’s BEN, has the support of global Black employee resource groups— who have signed on to collaborate and promote the event; including the Ford Motor Company African-Ancestry Network (FAAN), General Motors African Ancestry Network (GMAAN), Black Resource Association of Verizon Employees, Amazon Black Employee Network (BEN), Black Inclusion Group at LinkedIn (BIG), Accenture and Blacks At Microsoft (BAM).
Disclaimer: Solutions Vending International, Inc. (d/b/a PopCom) is conducting a Reg A+ offering made available through StartEngine Primary, LLC, member FINRA.org /SIPC.org. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment. Offering Circular: https://bit.ly/2YDpisv. Select Risks Related to this Offering: https://bit.ly/3pJUFh5.
About StartEngine The largest equity crowdfunding platform in the U.S., StartEngine was launched in 2015 by former Activision founder and CEO, Howard Marks. StartEngine’s mission is to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, and the platform enables everyday people to become angel investors and venture capitalists by giving them access to startup investment opportunities. To date, over $250 million has been raised on the StartEngine platform from over 300,000 investors. Over $147 million was raised in 2020 alone. StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. is not a broker-dealer, funding portal or investment adviser. StartEngine Capital, LLC is a funding portal registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). StartEngine Primary LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and FINRA /SIPC. StartEngine Secondary is an alternative trading system regulated by the SEC and operated by StartEngine Primary, LLC, a broker dealer registered with the SEC and FINRA. To raise funds, invest or trade on the StartEngine platform, visit www.startengine.com.
About Amazon BEN Amazon’s Black Employee Network’s (BEN) mission is to recruit, retain, and empower Black employees. BEN connects members with mentors and provides career and personal development workshops. BEN also engages with the local and regional chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers, leads recruiting initiatives with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and partners with other organizations. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.
About LinkedIn: LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful and transforms the way companies hire, market and sell. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce through the ongoing development of the world’s first Economic Graph. LinkedIn has more than 610 million members and has offices around the globe. For more information, visit www.LinkedIn.com.
About MERG-E MERG-E (Multi-cultural Employee Resource Groups for Equity) consists of employee resource groups at a variety of companies, including: Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Chrysler, Verizon, Amazon, LinkedIn and Accenture. MERG-E convenes employees and allies across companies globally, to utilize the power of their collective voices and platforms to make positive change within and outside of their organizations; and provide spaces to learn, support and network. To learn more visit: www.MERG-E.com.
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Wireless Power for Nanotechnology

There are plenty of ways WiGL will bring targeted wireless power to places that historically hasn’t had it in mobile abundance. From first responders to law enforcement to space, the application opportunities are virtually endless.

While that is pretty exciting all by itself, it’s also pretty incredible to watch as WiGL technology finds a home with other emerging technologies.

One of the big emerging advances taking place alongside the Wireless-electric Grid LAN is nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is the innovation of solutions and devices that are smaller than 100 nanometers.

The kinds of things nanotechnology is bringing about are pretty incredible.

From delivering medications to accelerating healing, to killing malignant cells to editing individual atoms or molecules themselves, nanoparticles seek to revolutionize healthcare.

Researchers have developed nanoparticles that release insulin when glucose levels rise. The nanoparticles contain both insulin and an enzyme that dissolve in high levels of glucose. When the enzyme dissolves the insulin is released. In lab test these nanoparticles were able to control blood sugar levels for several days.

– from Understanding Nano

Scientists recently have come up with a nanodevice that detects low concentrations of cancer markers, allowing doctors to diagnose cancer in its earliest stages, long before symptoms appear.

According to the University of New South Wales:

“Developing ultrasensitive cancer marker sensors is critical because it allows for very early detection after the cancer has occurred but before any symptoms start appearing,” said Professor Gooding, from the School of Chemistry at UNSW Science. “The best way to cure cancer is to detect and diagnose it early. What this sensor can do is detect biomarkers and single molecules at much lower levels than current blood tests can, and we can get results in several minutes.”

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg with regard to cancer treatment and nanotech. A program at Northeastern University is training medical students to become cancer researchers by getting them in front of the world’s best researchers in biomedicine.

The question becomes — what makes these microscopic, molecular-level devices run?

Scientific American wrote about the various ways nanotechnology has been powered:

Options include exploiting random vibrations or motions (such as those near a roadway), temperature gradients (for example, ground temperature is fairly constant several meters below the surface), biochemistry, and external energy sources such as ultrasonic waves or even audible noises.

Even now, microtechnology has developed a single-channel neurostimulator containing a millimeter-sized wireless receiver coil. That means it can receive instantaneous, wirelessly broadcast power to do its micro-scale work, which is to stimulate neurons in the visual cortex — leading to improved vision.

One of the most promising external energy sources could be the signals emitted through the Wireless-electric Grid LAN (WiGL).

Technology, as we’ve seen in the semiconductor industry, continues to get smaller, and just as microdevices can be equipped with receiver coils, so too could nanodevices. Whether through satellite, mobile transmitters or even various “hotspots,” these devices could receive constant, targeted power to allow this technology to do its job unhindered and uninterrupted.

Nanotechnology is expected to experience stratospheric growth over the next several years, and while the possibilities continue to excite and amaze, one of the big questions is going to be how these devices will be powered. WiGL fundamentally and wholly answers that question.

Just as cell towers provide wireless data to waiting devices, power could be distributed to any size WiGL receiver — from massive construction equipment to the nanoscopic, life-saving device.

Our patented technology is available now for licensing. Contact us today.

WiGL Making Security More Secure

 
Security systems are big business, and it’s easy to see why. The FBI reports that in 2015, a property crime occurred on average every 3.9 seconds — adding up to about 8 million that year. Only 26 percent of the more than $12.4 billion worth of stolen property was recovered in 2015.
Although the National Council for Home Safety and Security reported in 2017 that only 17 percent of U.S. homes had a security system, our smart device age is changing habits, according to the New York Times.
In the age of Alexa, smart security is growing. Experts predict that by next year, more than 22 million people will be using systems like Ring, Abode, SimpliSafe and LiveWatch — that’s more than seven times the number of users in 2014.
While the Internet of Things revolution and the prevalence of wireless internet have made this boom in home security possible, these devices, for the most part, have one killer flaw: They rely on battery power or cords to harness electricity.
For systems like Ring or Nest Secure, the fairly inexpensive, easy-to-install devices come with internal rechargeable batteries. Those batteries are pretty impressive in that they tend to last between 6 and 10 months (depending on usage) but just like smoke detectors, you don’t want them to peter out on you the moment you need them to work.
Other more sophisticate and beefier systems like ADT (the U.S. leader in home security systems) and the DIY leader Abode use a combination of wired connections and rechargeable batteries. While that kind of redundancy is nice, the batteries are only meant to last for emergency situations, and the wired connections can be unplugged or vulnerable to power outages.
WiGL provides a solution, eliminating the need for batteries that need recharging and/or the corded electrical tethers. With WiGL, not only is data able to be transmitted wirelessly to power these security systems (and communicate with the cloud, your smartphone, etc.), but electricity itself can be delivered to these devices.
For the most part, power outages take place due to inclement weather that takes out power lines. Since WiGL doesn’t even need power lines to function, homes will be more resilient in adverse weather conditions, and critical functions like security systems will be undisturbed. The power broadcast to these devices could come from transmitters on the street, from a tower in the city, or even from space.
Without cords or batteries, security systems could enjoy the sort of bulletproof uptime that would make any criminal think twice, and every homeowner sleep easy.
WiGL-enabled devices contain a receiver element that is able to receive and decode the power signal sent from the electrical transmitters. Manufacturers of security systems could easily integrate WiGL technology into their products, or special adapters could retrofit existing products to become WiGL receivers.
The future is bright for smart security, and with WiGL, it’s even brighter, as families have an affordable, legitimate option for protecting their properties.

How Wireless Power will Benefit the Hospitality Industry

As smartphones continue to permeate our society — recent studies show that 85 percent of Americans have one as of 2018 — wireless power continues to be not just a need, but a huge opportunity.
We already talked about how cities could use the Wireless-electric Grid LAN to generate new revenue streams, as visitors at libraries, administration buildings and even parks receive WigL’s targeted wireless power for a small fee. 
But it’s not just local government that stands to benefit financially from having plentiful wireless power sent to visitors’ devices. We’ve all had our time at the library, coffee shop or restaurant cut short by a phone running out of battery life. Not only is it inconvenient for customers, it’s potentially costly for the restaurant industry.
According to a poll conducted by wireless power advocates Chargify, the hospitality industry stands to benefit from the proliferation of wireless power solutions. 
How many times have you looked around an establishment, trying to find an electrical outlet? The survey revealed that 25 percent of millennials — 15 percent of everyone — have left a food or beverage establishment because of a lack of charging options for their device. 
Furthermore, nearly two-thirds of millennials say they’re more likely to stay longer and spend more money at restaurants if they had access to device charging. (About half of the general population and less than a third of retirement age customers agree.) 
Another survey by LendEDU found that the average millennial spends $163 per month on restaurants or dining out. The study found that it’s important to millennials, since about half of them spend more on their culinary experiences than saving for retirement. 
Finding a way to match people’s desire for dining experiences with their need to keep devices charged is a key opportunity for restaurants to maximize profits and retain customers — particularly the always-connected millennial generation.
The solution? WigL. 
Just as many establishments have endeared themselves to the wired crowd by offering customers complimentary Wi-Fi, restaurants and bars equipped with WigL can give their customers the same kind of regulated access to wireless power. 
Eateries and coffee shops could establish password-protected access to wireless power, allowing only customers to receive the transmitted electrical signals. They could set time limits and even charge for this feature if necessary.
The end result is the same: customers will be able to enjoy their food and beverages without having to scour for an outlet or begin thinking of a “plan B” to keep laptops and mobile devices running. 
 
Like Wi-Fi routers around a business, WigL transmitters encode traditional direct current (DC) electricity into alternating current (AC) electricity — sent through the air to waiting WigL-enabled devices. The restaurants could provide device-compatible receivers or, eventually, the devices themselves could be WigL enabled. The devices would then charge without the users doing anything. 
With power management out no longer a concern of customers, they can focus on spending time and money at eating establishments, paying for various menu items while their smartphones charge. 
This patented technology is now available for licensing and is ready to affect the hospitality industry on a large scale. 
Are you ready for WigL to help make your restaurant, coffee shop or bar and grill experience even better? Are you ready to have your customers spend more money, take more pics of their incredible food or cocktails, or otherwise be comfortable enough to stay and give your place a high Yelp rating? 
Licensing is now available for WigL technology. We’re ready to take this global. Contact us today to learn more.