Wireless Power Comes Closer To Reality

Eric Giler, chief executive of US firm Witricity, showed mobile phones and televisions charging wirelessly at the TED Global conference in Oxford this week. He said the system could replace the miles of expensive power cables and billions of disposable batteries. Here’s an interview on how wireless power actually works.

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  1. Nikoli Tesla invented this technology long ago. The only problem with his vision was that it was to be offered for free, so he found it difficult to get financial backing. Westinghouse was his only one, whereas Edison had backing from a number of large corporations and was able to win this battle of electrical invention through the adoption of his technologies by these large backers.

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