Press Release – Spark Connected and Vega partner on EVX Supercar

Spark Connected and Vega partner on the 804hp Electric Super Car At The Geneva International Motor Show 2020 - The Beast
Spark Connected and Vega partner on the 804hp Electric Super Car At The Geneva International Motor Show 2020 - The Beast

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND. February 17, 2020.

Spark Connected, a global leader in developing advanced and innovative wireless power technology and system level solutions, announced today a partnership with Vega Innovations on the electric vehicle, In-Cabin wireless charging solution.

Spark Connected, a global leader in developing advanced and innovative wireless power technology and system level solutions, announced today a partnership with Vega Innovations on the electric vehicle, In-Cabin wireless charging solution.

Vega EVX, the all-electric supercar has integrated Spark Connected’s in-cabin wireless charging technology, based on the solution named The Beast, into its luxurious cockpit. Supporting all fast charge smartphones, the solution provides an integrated smart phone wireless charging feature, complementing the Vega’s state-of-the-art interior and technology features.

According to Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer at Spark Connected, “The very talented team of innovators at Vega has actualized an impressive feat in launching the stunning VEGA EVX. We are pleased to have partnered with the team in combining Spark’s automotive in-cabin wireless charging technology into the Vega. Very proud of this exciting milestone for Sri Lanka on the world stage”.

Vega Innovations combined dual electric motors and a light carbon-fiber construction, allowing the Vega EVX to retain its remarkably light weight of 2,090kg even with a dense on-board lithium-ion battery pack. This is a result of innovative packaging, safety, battery management, system hardware, as well as firmware and software technologies.

According to CEO Harsha Subasinghe, “The Vega EVX is South Asia’s first all-electric supercar which uses innovative, modular and fully scalable systems that can be customized to optimize performance and drive-train technology. Our partnership with Ruwanga and his Spark Connected team has been great that has resulted in a high performance and EMI best-in-class wireless charging solution that further enhances the user experience in the Vega”.

The Beast-based in-cabin wireless charging solution is a high performance solution that meetings stringent requirements for integration into the automotive cockpit. The solution has been certified CISPR-25 Class 4, an industry first, to meet strict automotive in-cabin emissions requirements for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

Ruwanga Dassanayake, Spark Connected COO

“The very talented team of innovators at Vega has actualized an impressive feat in launching the stunning VEGA EVX. We are pleased to have partnered with the team in combining Spark’s automotive in-cabin wireless charging technology into the Vega. Very proud of this exciting milestone for Sri Lanka on the world stage.” – Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer at Spark Connected.

About Spark Connected

Spark Connected | powering the world, wirelessly

Spark connected is an industry leader specializing in multiple advanced and safe wireless power technologies that benefits a wide variety of applications in the Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, Medical, Telecom and Security, Robotics, Factory Automation, IOT, Smart Home, and Consumer markets.

Spark is transforming wireless power delivery and intelligent battery charging with innovative platforms, disruptive technology and breakthrough products enabling an enhanced user experience for all. The company specializes in Product Development and Engineering Solutions with a team of passionate innovators with decades of combined deep domain expertise.

Spark Connected is a Full Member of the Wireless Power Consortium.

Please forward inquiries to:
Marina Wolf/Ruwanga Dassanayake
(972) 855-8026
sales(at)sparkconnected.com

About Vega Innovations

Vega Innovations is an electric vehicle (EV) automobile manufacture of electric super cars, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Vega also designs and manufactures EV components such as high-performance inverters, drivetrains and battery packs; as well as provide EV research and development (R&D) services to clients worldwide.

Founded in 2013 December by Dr. Harsha Subasinghe CEO of CodeGen International and Dr Beshan Kulapala, with a vision of building high performance, cost effective, sustainable technologies to disrupt the EV market. On its six-year journey, Vega has developed South Asia’s first electric super car, Vega EVX, and will be unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2020. Vega is also developing alternative, mass market, transportation vehicles with its international partners. Vega Innovations is a startup company, part of CodeGen International.

For more information visit Vega Innovations.

Press Release – Former IDT CEO Joins Spark Connected as an Advisory Board Member

Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board
Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board
Spark Connected, a leading technology developer of advanced and innovative wireless power system solutions, today announced that Jeffrey McCreary has joined Spark Connected as an advisory board member.

DALLAS, TEXAS (PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2018

DALLAS, TEXAS. December 4, 2018. Spark Connected, a leading technology developer of advanced and innovative wireless power system solutions, today announced that Jeffrey McCreary has joined Spark Connected as an advisory board member.

McCreary served as interim President and CEO of IDT and ISOLA during major turnaround initiatives. He is a former Senior Vice-President of Texas Instruments and managed the World-Wide Sales and Marketing organizations. At TI, Jeff contributed in several other executive positions, including General Manager of Advanced Logic Products and General Manager of Worldwide Military Semiconductors.

”The convenience and effectiveness of wireless power makes it one of the most important technological developments in the industry,“ said Jeff McCreary. “The complexity of the solutions, however, demand domain expertise and a commitment fortified by experience. The team at Spark Connected reflects these attributes and that is one of the many reasons I am pleased to join them as an advisor,” said McCreary.

Jeff is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a member of the board of directors of Benchmark Electronics (BHE). He previously served as a director of technology companies: Integrated Device Technology (IDTI); MIPS Technologies (MIPS); the Gennum Corporation (GND); and, the Isola Group.

“On behalf of the entire organization, we warmly welcome Jeff to our advisory board,“ said Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer, Spark Connected. “Jeff brings broad industry experience and a track record of success having led global semiconductor companies. His counsel will be invaluable to Spark as we continue to innovate and grow in new wireless power markets and applications.”

Jeffrey S. McCreary, Spark Connected Advisory Board

The convenience and effectiveness of wireless power makes it one of the most important technological developments in the industry. The complexity of the solutions, demand domain expertise and a commitment fortified by experience. The team at Spark Connected reflects these attributes.”, said Jeffrey McCreary, Advisory Board Member at Spark Connected.

About Spark Connected

Spark Connected | powering the world, wirelessly
Spark connected is an industry leader specializing in multiple advanced and safe wireless power technologies that benefits a wide variety of applications in the Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, Medical, Robotics, Security, Factory Automation, IOT, Smart Home, and Consumer markets.
Spark is transforming wireless power delivery and intelligent battery charging with innovative platforms, disruptive technology and breakthrough products enabling an enhanced user experience for all. The company specializes in Product Development and Engineering Solutions with a team of passionate innovators with decades combined deep domain expertise.

AURIX™ is a trademark of Infineon Technologies AG.

Please forward inquiries to: sales(at)sparkconnected.com
For more information visit: https://www.sparkconnected.com
Spark Connected is a Full Member of the Wireless Power Consortium

Spark Connected launches new wireless charging solutions at Mobile World Congress 2018

Ken Moore and Ruwanga Dassanayake: Innovative Inductive Resonant Leadership
Ken Moore and Ruwanga Dassanayake: Innovative Inductive Resonant Leadership

Barcelona, Spain – February 26th, 2018

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest for the mobile industry, incorporating a thought-leadership conference that features prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.

Ruwanga Dassanayake at the GSMA Mobile World Congress
Ruwanga Dassanayake at the GSMA Mobile World Congress

This year’s Mobile World Congress has proven it’s going to be an exciting year for technology, especially for wireless charging. In years past, one would be hard pressed to find a wireless charging product on the exhibition floors. This year was different. With Apple adopting wireless charging technology for the iPhone as well as phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9/9+, Sony Xperia XZ2 and Nokia 8 Sirocco there was plenty of momentum. The excitement was in the air with a sense that wireless power has finally arrived.

“We are very excited to launch our new wireless power products at Mobile World Congress this year and the reception and customer interest has been extremely positive. Spark Connected was the only company to show case multiple wireless charging technologies – for smart phones and applications beyond charging phones – including inductive and resonant solutions,” said Ruwanga Dassanayake, Chief Operating Officer for Spark Connected.