Wireless electricity, meaning electricity powering your device or appliance with no cord plugged into the wall, is a reality. Paul Hochman visits three companies pioneering wireless technology and explains how it works.
“Perhaps the most promising wireless power technology is on display in a private suite high in the Venetian hotel tower. It’s the latest iteration of WiTricity, the Watertown, Mass.-based brainchild of MIT physicist Marin Soljačić.”
Dem US-Physiker Marin Soljacic ist es gelungen, elektrische Energie durch die Luft zu übertragen. Nun steht die Industrie bei ihm Schlange. Eine Reportage von Martin Kotynek…
In a brick building in Watertown where men’s suits were once made, Eric Giler is running a company that seems to be defying the gravity of the current economic morass….
Stealthy wireless power developer WiTricity Corp. in Watertown has hired Brooktrout Technology Inc. co-founder and former Groove Mobile Inc. CEO Eric Giler as chief executive, adding a business presence to the company’s heralded MIT research team….
Physicist Marin Soljačić is among 25 recipients of the MacArthur Foundation grant, awarded to “people working on the very edge of discovery and people at the edge of a new synthesis” ..
Technology Review presents 10 technologies that we think are most likely to change the way we live. Physicist Marin Soljačić is working toward a world of wireless electricity…
The M.I.T. physicist Marin Soljacic found inspiration for his latest invention in the dying batteries of his wife’s cellphone. Every morning around 2 her phone would beep loudly. “One night it occurred to me, wouldn’t it be great if this thing took care of its own charging?” he says. The question was how to transfer…
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Ein Preis von 3000 Dollar winkte dem, der es schaffen würde, »einen Luftschiffmotor mit Energie anzutreiben, die durch den Raum übertragen wird«. Der drahtlose Strom sollte 30 Meter überbrücken und eine Leistung von 75 Watt liefern….
Science and technology reporter, BBC News. A clean-cut vision of a future freed from the rat’s nest of cables needed to power today’s electronic gadgets has come one step closer to reality.