30 Nov '12, 6pm

Wireless Charging: Almost Ready For Prime Time

Power by Proxi’s Proxi-3D wirelessly charges devices that run on the company’s rechargeable AA batteries regardless of their orientation in the charger’s bin. How many chargers do you own? If you have a cell phone, laptop, tablet, camera, GPS, and other portable devices, you probably have quite a few—and have even lost some of them. Still, you may want to add one more to the list. Wireless chargers have been around for a little while now, but the technology is starting to take off. Article Tools Wireless chargers plug into the ac outlet, but you don’t plug your device into them. Instead, you simply put your device on top of the flat surface. The charger has a coil that acts as a transformer primary winding and generates a magnetic field. The device that’s getting charged also has a built-in coil that becomes the transformer’s secondary winding. The magnetic field induces a...

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