At Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS), OPPO has announced The Flash initiative that aims to expand its proprietary VOOC flash charging technology to automobiles, public spaces, and charging accessories.
As a result, the company has announced a partnership with Anker, FAW-Volkswagen, and NXP Semiconductors, to proceed ahead, with the new project.
According to the company, CTTL (Certification lab China Telecommunication Technology Laboratory) will test and certify partners for the programme. Notably, China’s largest tech certification lab gave a 5-star rating for OPPO’s VOOC Flash Charging tech.
As a part of the partnership, Anker will bring new charging accessories-based out of VOOC Flash charging to customers, FAW-Volkswagen will integrate rapid charging into Volkswagen cars made in China.
The NXP Semiconductors on the other hand will bring VOOC flash charging to smart and connected solutions designed for sectors including smart cities and industrial, automotive, mobile, and smart homes.
To date, OPPO has introduced VOOC technology in over 30 of its phones since 2014. The company also claims to have more than 2950 flash charging patents worldwide, with over 1,400 already granted.
Back in July last year, OPPO announced 125W flash charge with advanced encryption algorithm and strict temperature control regulators, 65W AirVOOC wireless flash charge, 50W mini SuperVOOC ultra-small portable charger as well as the 110W mini flash charger