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Intel Reports Wireless Charging Breakthrough

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Aug 22, 2008, 7:01 PM
I don't know anything about how this works, and I'm still pretty sure electricity is actually voodoo(that's a joke) so in order for this to work would the devices have to have an unobstructed line of sight to each other or could you carry a wireless charger around in your bag and have it charging all of your devices?

Aug 22, 2008, 10:57 PM
You should check out the article: http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/08/22/wireless.p ower.ap/index.html?eref=rss_tech

They said that you could put the coils that transmit the "WiTricity" (their word, not mine) in the wall of a house and put smaller receivers in furniture. So, put a receiver in your kitchen table, end table, computer desk, you name it, and as long as your phone (or laptop, iPod, PDA, etc.) is within 3 feet of the receiver, you're charging it - and the article also notes that it may even be more efficient than the existing power packs used to charge laptops.


I cannot express how amazed I am at even the possibility of this happening. I literally had a conversation with a friend TWO DAYS AGO about how "someday, they're g...

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