Action Star gains Power by Contact® technology expertise to accelerate brand manufacturers enter the USB-C PD cableless charging market

Action Star Technology, a Taiwanese OEM/ODM service provider with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing docking stations and other USB accessories, is proud to announce a new stage in its partnership with Energysquare, a French company known for developing innovative Power by Contact® (PbC) cableless charging technology. Notably, Power by Contact® is the cutting-edge technology that wirelessly powers Lenovo’s latest Thinkbook 13Xi notebook, when used in conjunction with the Thinkbook wireless dock.

Through this collaboration, Action Star and Energysquare aim to revolutionize the charging and connectivity experience for end-users of electronic devices and enhance productivity for corporate environments, by integrating Energysquare’s contact-based cableless charging technology, in Action Star’s docking station and other productivity solutions.

With this new level of expertise and support for projects leveraging PbC technology, Action Star can now facilitate access for medium and large OEM customers to the cableless charging market for USB-C PD devices up to 100W today, and 240W by mid-2024.

About Action Star 

Action Star Technology Co., Ltd. is a OEM/ODM service provider based in Taiwan. The company has more than 30 years of experience designing, developing and manufacturing docking stations and other USB accessories for some of the world’s most well known brands. In Q2 of 2021, Action Star Technology was acquired by Simula Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Qisda Corporation.

About energysquare

Energysquare, a French company founded in 2015, is developing the new wireless charging technology Power by Contact®. Unlike inductive charging technologies on the market, Power by Contact® allows the wireless charging of several devices simultaneously, at the same speed as a conventional charger, at high power and without energy loss. The company, which has a large portfolio of international patents, provides licenses of this technology to international electronic device manufacturers.       

About Power by Contact® technology 

Unlike the induction charging solutions currently on the market, Power by Contact®, operating by conduction, is a concentrate of advanced microelectronics and algorithms that allow users to charge all their devices simultaneously on a full surface, at maximum speed, without electromagnetic waves. This has many advantages for users: no interference, no overheating, no energy loss, free positioning. In addition, Power by Contact® is the first technology that enables cableless charging for any laptop. 

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