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2012-05-15 19:21:27

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to fine-tune wireless power transfer (WPT) receivers, making the systems more efficient and functional. WPT systems hold promise for charging electric vehicles, electronic devices and other technologies. Researchers have shown that it is possible to transmit power wirelessly by using magnetic resonance. Even minor changes in how the transmitter or receiver is tuned, however, can result in faulty power transmission....

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2012-02-23 09:22:21

[ Watch the Video ] Engineers at the Stanford University School of Engineering have for the first time demonstrated a wirelessly powered medical device so small that it can be implanted in the human body and propel itself through the bloodstream, a feat scientists have been trying to accomplish for more than fifty years. Ada Poon, an assistant professor at Stanford, and lead researcher of the project, presented her research at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in...

Wireless Power Could Revolutionize Highway Transportation
2012-02-02 05:23:13

[ Watch the Video ] A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The long-term goal of the research is to develop an all-electric highway that wirelessly charges cars and trucks as they cruise down the road. The new technology has the potential to dramatically increase the driving range of electric vehicles and eventually transform...

2011-07-05 08:51:00

NORTH LOGAN, Utah, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utah State University Research Foundation's Energy Dynamics Laboratory recently operated the first high-power, high-efficiency wireless power transfer system capable of transferring enough energy to quickly charge an electric vehicle. The lightweight, low-profile system demonstrated 90 percent electrical transfer efficiency of five kilowatts over an air gap of 10 inches. The demonstration at EDL's North Logan, Utah, facility...

2011-01-06 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Electronics Show -- Powermat, the leader in wireless power technology, is paving the way for the future of wireless charging to impact a surface near you. From the announcement of a groundbreaking deal with General Motors to wirelessly enable vehicles, to airports, offices, and even more of today's most popular smartphones, Powermat is going where no wireless technology has gone before: into new venues designed to enhance the way consumers...

2010-10-28 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to driving the evolution of the mobile health marketplace, CTIA-The Wireless Association® today announced that it is hosting the first Wireless Health Pavilion at the MEDICA 2010 World Forum for Medicine and International Trade Fair and Congress. The Wireless Health Pavilion will feature the latest mobile products, applications and network management solutions focused on improving health and...

2010-10-05 12:03:00

SAITAMA, Japan, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TOKO, Inc., a developer/manufacturer of electronic components focused on coil-based products, announces that it will give a demonstration of a self-developed wireless power supply system at CEATEC JAPAN 2010. Visitors will have an opportunity to witness TOKO's technology that contributes to improving convenience and at the same time saving energy consumption by minimizing power transmission losses. (Photo:...

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2009-07-10 15:30:00

Today marks the birth of an inventor who revolutionized the field of science, especially in electricity and electromagnetism. He was born in the small village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, in modern-day Croatia 153 years ago.  Tesla is most famous for his invention of the radio.  The original credit to the radio was given to Guglielmo Marconi, but in 1943, just months after Tesla had died, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed its decision and gave the radio patent credit to Tesla. ...

2009-02-12 08:00:00

Fulton Innovation's Near-Field Inductive Coupling Technology Leads Wireless Power Industry Conversation, Features Prominently in Global Wireless Power Standard ADA, Mich., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulton Innovation (Fulton) and the development of the wireless power industry were two of the hottest topics of conversation at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Fulton's eCoupled technology was further validated as the leader in the industry through its expanded...

2009-01-21 06:00:00

Safety, energy and charging efficiency drive choice of close-range magnetic induction technology in the standard for wireless power transfer DALLAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing performance in safety, energy and charging efficiency as key drivers, the Wireless Power Consortium ("The Consortium") announced its selection of close-range magnetic induction technology for its international standard for low power portable electronic devices. With an international standard, interoperability...


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