Energous announced that its 1W PowerBridge has been approved by Japan’s regulatory body for unlimited power distance transmission. This approval enables Energous to deploy its active energy harvesting technology throughout the technologically advanced Japanese market in smart home, industrial, retail, healthcare IoT applications such as real-time asset tracking and digital supply chain management with no distance limitations.

Energous’ regulatory approval in Japan is the latest milestone in a series of major market approvals for 1Watt PowerBridge, with similar certifications previously having been obtained in South Korea, China, the United States, Canada, the UK, Europe, India, Australia and New Zealand.