Monday, July 13, 2015

Wireless Charging: New Technology invites smartphones from up to 50 cm … –

There are new successes on the battery front: researchers from South Korea has been able to develop a technology for charging smartphones from a distance of up to 50 centimeters. Unlike previous methods of this type, it does not matter how the phone is aligned with the loading platform. In the magnetic zone generated by the charging station at the same time more than one device to be omni-directional power.

So often you can hear from new technologies from the battery research, so rarely seen so far, the impact on the consumer. It is true that everywhere working on wireless technologies and faster charging options, but so far it has not yet succeeded, also suitable for mass production to implement the often bold sounding approaches into practice. A new part of success in science is at least the researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology – in short, KAIST – succeeded. Use a flat, almost 1 square meter charging stations, up to 30 smart phones (or five notebooks) are supplied with an output of 30 watts at the same time with energy. The distance is up to 50 centimeters, not too big, but it does not matter how the smartphone is aligned. Mid-self in the air above the charging station, the mobile devices are still supplied with juice.

This might be useful in theory, for example, to allow in cafes and offices casually a power supply, without the user having the must keep your smartphone to a particular way. This requires of course that the devices have a special receiver on board that can also absorb the energy generated by the magnetic field and convert it into electricity for Smartphone. The magnetic field generated is also no negative impact on the health of people -. A factor that will be raised by many skeptics repeatedly as an objection to wireless charging technologies

The first pilot projects in cafes and offices are to start shortly. However, until we can benefit from the technology in the broad masses, it will probably take a while

Source:. KAIST via Mobile Geeks