Soon McDonald’s customers throughout the UK will be able to grab a snack at a McDonald’s restaurant and also wirelessly charge their mobile device.
Thanks to the addition of more than 600 Qi wireless charging spots across 50 McDonald’s restaurants in London and other locations throughout the UK.
McDonald’s has been market testing the charging system that is being provided by Aircharge and McDonald’s UK with the aim to deliver extra services to customers.
The new Aircharge Qi charging spots installed in tabletops throughout the McDonald’s stores, have been specially designed for public restaurants and are water resistant and easy to wipe clean when required. Qi at CES explains :
“And because they’re using Qi, many consumers already have devices that are ready to charge. There are already more than 70 Qi-enable smartphones on the market. During the rollout, Aircharge worked with Desireitnow for data layer support.
Even customers who don’t have a Qi-enabled smartphone can use the provided Aircharge wireless charging receiver. So next time you’re in the UK, make sure you get a wireless charge to go with your chips!”
“A new division of ergo, aircharge have developed a range of wireless charging solutions for the office, home and public spaces. Charge your device at your desk, during a meeting, or in a cafe: our products bring power to the user and free them from using cables or hunting around for power sockets.”
Source: Qi At CES