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WiTricity – Wireless Electricity

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Finally, 100 years after Tesla…

Early visions of wireless power actually were thought of by Nikola Tesla basically about 100 years ago. The thought that you wouldn’t want to transfer electric power wirelessly, no one ever thought of that. They thought, “Who would use it if you didn’t?” And so, in fact, he actually set about doing a variety of things. Built the Tesla coil. This tower was built on Long Island back at the beginning of the 1900s. And the idea was, it was supposed to be able to transfer power anywhere on earth. We’ll never know if this stuff worked. Actually I think the Federal Bureau of Investigation took it down for security purposes, sometime in the early 1900s.

What happened back a few years ago was a group of theoretical physicists at MIT actually came up with this concept of transferring power over distance…

Read about WiTricity and see it demonstrated…

http://www.ted.com/talks/eric_giler_demos_wireless_electricity.html

http://www.witricity.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WiTricity

http://thefutureofthings.com/pod/250/wireless-power-demonstrated.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8165928.stm

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Written by frrl

November 26, 2009 at 1:22 am

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