Aircharge, which develops wireless charging products, has partnered with McDonald's to add wireless charging stations to several of their restaurants throughout the UK. Announced during CES 2015, the agreement would see a total of 600 Qi wireless charging spots across the country, and follows a smaller initial market test.
From Qi at CES:
The Aircharge charging spots were specially designed to be water resistant and easy to wipe clean – perfect for a public environment like a restaurant. And because they're using Qi, many consumers already have devices that are ready to charge. There are already more than 70 Qi-enable smartphones on the market.
If you don't have a smartphone with Qi wireless charging, you will be able to use a Aircharge wireless charging receiver with your device, which is provided at the charging spot. No timeline has been given for the rollout.
Source: Qi at CES
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