Death Of The Cell Phone Charger

By: Justin Good - Published: Mar 30, 2007 • References: money.cnn
Wouldn't it be great to no longer have to constantly recharge your cell phone, mp3 player and maybe even your laptop? One startup company, Powercast, might make that dream a reality.
How would this work? Simply, “a transmitter plugs into a wall, and a dime-size receiver can be embedded into any low-voltage device. The receiver turns radio waves into DC electricity, recharging the device's batter at a distance of up to 3 feet. The best part is that the technology is “cheap enough for just about any company to incorporate into a product.”

The first company to sign a deal with Powercast is Philips. You should start seeing products using this technology later this year. Other products, such as “wireless keyboard and mouse,” will follow in 2008. Stats for Death Of The Cell Phone Charger Trending: Older & Mild
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