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2014-08-12 08:39:21

Evaluation kit enables Resonant Mode charging and Qi compliance PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerbyProxi, developer of the world's most advanced and safest wireless power solutions, today announced the release of Proxi-2D EVK-1, an evaluation kit for wireless charging of consumer electronic devices. The evaluation kit enables customers to test the capabilities of PowerbyProxi's resonant technology features such as full spatial freedom, 7.5W power transfer per...

2014-08-06 23:03:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Wireless Power Transmission Market by transmission technology (Induction, Radiation), type, and range; by application (consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, healthcare, and defense), and by geography: forecast and analysis (2013-2020)" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Wireless power transmission is starting to see more extensive acknowledgement in the industry and will turn into an inexorably pervasive manifestation...

2014-07-30 23:14:27

Screaming Circuits Creates Campaign to Benefit the Tesla Science Center at Warndenclyffe Canby, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 July 10 marked a day of remembrance for one of the founders of the modern day world, Nikola Tesla. Tesla, founder of the alternating current electrical system, designed a variety of revolutionizing inventions that are still in use today. To celebrate, Screaming Circuits commissioned a t-shirt design commemorating Tesla’s contributions to science and technology. The...

2014-07-28 12:31:50

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global AC Drives Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A drive is an adjustable speed device that regulates the speed and direction of motors. Adjustment is done by varying the current flow through the motor. Drives are classified on the basis of the type of current into two broad categories: AC drives and DC drives. AC drives are used to...

2014-07-18 23:04:39

tinyTesla: The Little Tesla Coil That Anyone Can Build Medford, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Yesterday, oneTesla, a company founded by MIT students that manufactures DIY musical Tesla coil kits, announced the launch of their newest product, tinyTesla. The tinyTesla kit allows builders to make their own desktop singing Tesla coil that generates high voltage and plays music using electricity. The kit was developed to be accessible to newcomers to electronics, whether they are...

2014-07-03 23:01:36

Mr. Electric is taking a look at the electric feud between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 One studied alternating current (AC), the other, direct current (DC). And yet, the world would not be where it is today without their contributions to science and electricity. In light of Nikola Tesla’s birthday on July 10, Mr. Electric is taking a look at the electric feud between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. Tesla and alternating current The main focus for...

2014-06-18 16:22:19

Smart Crowdfunding is slated to carry out strategic marketing initiatives for the Planetary Energy Transmitter project on Indiegogo. This campaign endeavors to raise the funds needed to bring the Wardenclyffe Tower to life. NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A group of physicists have set their sights on an amazing quest, to bring Nikola Tesla's unrealized vision to life. Tesla was a brilliant Serbian-American inventor born in July of 1856. He was the inspired mind...

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2014-06-14 04:17:13

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When founding a company intent on becoming a brand leader in electronic automobile production, it was no mistake that Elon Musk, the visionary behind the now-ubiquitous online payment clearinghouse PayPal and private space consortium SpaceX, named his company after Nikola Tesla, a man whom many regard as the father of electricity. In fact, presenting Tesla with an award, the Vice President of the Institute of Electrical Engineers...

2014-06-02 16:31:02

Other new solutions include "z" height charging at 30mm and a charging bowl prototype for wearables and AA battery-powered devices TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPUTEX -- PowerbyProxi, developer of the world's most advanced and safest wireless power solutions, will demonstrate the next evolution of resonant wireless charging at Computex 2014 this week. A first for the industry is a 7.5W, highly resonant charging solution for thin-form devices, such as smartphones and...

2014-05-29 12:32:29

PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Shanghai ICSON Co., Ltd., an e-commerce division of Tencent, Inc., one of China's largest and most-used Internet service portals, have entered into a licensing agreement for the exclusive distribution of select Westinghouse-branded small-home appliances for the mainland Chinese market. Under the agreement, Shanghai ICSON will distribute Westinghouse-branded products in China via Tencent's primary e-commerce...


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2009-07-17 15:59:58

Nikola Tesla (b. July 10, 1856 - d. January 7, 1943) was a mechanical and electrical engineer as well as an inventor. Tesla was born in the village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, which is within the territory of today's Croatia. He was an born an ethnic Serb and was a subject of the Austrian Empire, before becoming an American citizen. He is often considered one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. He is best known for his contributions in the field of...

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