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Green Plug Promises Smart Charging

Posted by Alan at 9:50 PM on January 28, 2011

Graeme from Green Plug stops by to chat with Andy and Tom about Green Plug.  Green Plug is what is commonly referred to as a wall wart, but it’s really a whole lot more than that.  It can provide communication between the charger, power supply, and the unit being charged.  Individual devices can be “programmed” by their manufacturer to work with Green Plug to charge more quickly and efficiently.  This is what Green Plug referred to as a kind of “turbo mode” where you could get an 80% charge in 5 minutes – that’s just an example, not a claim.  This is promising technology if it can deliver as promised and if manufacturers are willing to adopt the technology.

The first products will begin rolling out in the second quarter of 2011.

Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDR News.

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