October 10, 2012

Does Wireless Charging Have a Future?

Simon Pickstock, Tech Radar

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In 1891, Nikola Tesla was one of the first people to demonstrate the concept of wireless power transmission, using high-frequency alternating current to illuminate gas-discharge lamps. Tesla's dream was that one day, electricity could be beamed to homes, in much the same way that radio waves are. One hundred and twenty years later, his dream has yet to become a reality, so what's the problem exactly?

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September 29, 2012
Wireless Charging Will Be Essential
Jay Goldberg, Venture Beat
Between the announcement of the iPhone 5 and the day everyone started complaining about Apple’s new Maps app, the biggest complaint about the new device was the lack of wireless charging. Wireless charging is a feature few... more ››