Swapery's auto-swappable battery system for mobile phones @ CES 2024 - Show Notes

Swapery's auto-swappable battery system for mobile phones @ CES 2024

Thursday May 16, 2024 (00:07:45)


Swapery, a pioneering tech company, has introduced a revolutionary product that could transform the way we charge our smartphones: the world's first auto-swappable battery system. This innovative concept is as simple as it is groundbreaking.

Battery swapping station for smartphones

The battery swapping station, designed for household use, allows users to replace their depleted smartphone battery with a fully charged one in just seven seconds. This eliminates the need for carrying extra batteries, charging power banks in advance, or lugging around cables and bricks.

The system, which was demonstrated with a prototype, features a battery module that slides out of the phone for easy swapping. It is designed to support MagSafe, making it compatible with a wide range of smartphones. The battery pack also includes a port for wired charging and headphone connection, offering users flexibility in how they charge their devices.

The launch plans

The initial product package will include four preloaded batteries in the swapping station and one battery in the battery pack, totaling five batteries. While this setup is ideal for household use, Swapery has plans to expand into the B2B market with larger stations that can accommodate more batteries for businesses.

The product is expected to retail between $199 and $270, making it an affordable solution for consumers seeking to simplify their charging process. The product is slated to launch this year, with the aim of making smartphone charging a hassle-free experience.

Todd's reaction to the product

An additional feature pitched by Todd during the conversation is the inclusion of an external port on the battery pack to allow for charging other devices. This would be in addition to the port for charging the battery pack. This would enhance the product's versatility and utility for users who may need to charge multiple devices on the go, including friends' phones, or other small electronics.

Additionally, Todd was impressed with the product and its potential impact on the market. He commended the team behind Swapery for their ingenuity and dedication to creating a product that meets the needs of smartphone users. He also highlighted the convenience and practicality of the battery-swapping station, emphasizing its potential to revolutionize the way we charge our devices.

Conclusion: An interesting approach to extending your phone's battery life

The response to Swapery has been overwhelmingly positive, with many people eagerly anticipating its release. The company's website allows potential users to pre-order the product by providing their contact information, with no final pricing information available at this time. This approach to pre-ordering allows interested customers to secure their spot in line and be notified when the product is ready for purchase.

In conclusion, the battery-swapping station for smartphones from Swapery is poised to be a game-changer in the world of charging technology. It offers a convenient and efficient way to keep devices powered up without the need for constant charging or carrying around extra batteries. With its rapid swapping capabilities and user-friendly design, it is set to become an essential accessory for smartphone users everywhere.

Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central.

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Scott Ertz

Episode Author

Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLUGHITZ Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the rhythm game community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and helping with ROBOTICON Tampa Bay. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors, currently housed at AMRoC Fab Lab.

Todd Cochrane

Network Host

Todd is the CEO of RawVoice / Blubrry - a podcast media company that represents 105,000 Audio and Video podcasters in which his company provides advertising opportunities, media distribution/hosting, podcast media statistics and other services. He is a podcast advertising specialist. Executing podcast advertising deals with a variety of national vendors for the past 13 years. Todd was responsible for bringing GoDaddy into the Podcast Advertising Space as one of the first podcast advertisers in 2005.


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