Finalists Selected for Contest Seeking Novel Applications for IDT's Wireless Power Kits

SAN JOSE, CA -- Integrated Device Technology, Inc. announces that 30 finalists have been selected from 119 entries in a contest to develop a novel application for IDT's wireless power reference kits. Introduced in August for the mass market, the 5 W kits provide proven wireless power technology in a format that can easily be integrated into designs, enabling developers not familiar with the intricacies of wireless power to incorporate the capabilities into a broad range of products. The contest is hosted on the Hackster website at  

The 30 innovators have been sent the wireless power kits and must now build their projects using the kits and Digi-Key's Scheme-it tool. Winners will be announced March 6 and will receive Samsung products wirelessly powered through IDT chips.

Ideas that made the preliminary cut include a wirelessly powered:
•environmental sensor
•mouse and keyboard
•auto-recharging dog tracking collar
•kid-safe table charger

Additional entries included a:
•Floating wireless ambient light
•Wireless power case for Arduino Uno

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