Energous Corporation to Keynote at IEEE Tech Industry Summit

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/16 -- Energous Corporation ("Energous®" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary wire-free charging technology that provides over-the-air contained power at a distance, today announced that Phil Kelly, Chief Scientist, will keynote at the inaugural IEEE Tech Industry Summit 2016.

Kelly's presentation will begin at 9:30 a.m. PST on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

"I'm extremely honored to be keynoting at the inaugural IEEE Tech Summit conference," said Kelly. "We're at a very interesting and critical juncture for the roll-out and adoption of IoT. While there are great opportunities for growth, there are also significant obstacles that must be overcome for the technology to reach its full potential. Fortunately, IEEE provides a unique and powerful venue for the best and the brightest to come together to discuss the major challenges and opportunities taking place in today's IoT market. Energous is very pleased and excited to be a part of this groundbreaking event."

The IEEE Tech Industry Summit combines an industry event featuring senior industry speakers -- discussing the challenges and directions of IoT and incorporating a product showcase -- with a collection of IEEE events to explore the technology research, focus areas, and even technology management challenges.

To learn more about Energous Corporation, please visit www.energous.com. For more information about the conference or to register for the event, please visit www.techindustrysummit.org.

About Energous Corporation

Energous Corporation is developing WattUp®, an award-winning wire-free charging technology that will transform the way people and industries charge and power their electronic devices at home, in the office, in the car and beyond. WattUp is a revolutionary RF-based charging solution that delivers intelligent, scalable power via the same radio bands as a Wi-Fi router. WattUp differs from current wireless charging systems in that it will deliver contained, useable power, at a distance, to multiple devices, resulting in a wire-free experience that saves users from having to remember to plug in their devices. For more information, please visit Energous.com, or follow Energous on Twitter and Facebook.

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Source: Energous Corporation