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Intel cuts electric cords with wireless power system

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posted on Aug, 26 2008 @ 05:15 AM
reply to post by johnsky

The easiest way to control who receives the royalties and how to bill for the service of the wireless power, would be to use a GPS system. All new cars have inbuilt GPS units anyway, and britain is already using congestion and distance-based GPS billing systems for taxing vehicles, so it would be no problem to adapt it to a user-pays system for the wireless power.

I somehow doubt that the 'how do we charge users for this service' dilemma would be the biggest of the manufacturer's problems right now. I'd reckon 'how do we make this technology exclusive, popular, and cost-effective, all at the same time?' would be. They'd have to balance out the extra pricetag for the 'exclusivity factor' (ie. "look at me I own a cool wireless car", that people will pay a premium for), the public image of the company as being 'green', and the cost effectiveness versus standard and hybrid vehicles (nobody is going to buy a car that will cost them more per mile than the current options, no matter how cool it looks).

Remember that this vehicle would have to be a viable investment for the shareholders, too. We can't all live in a hippy utopian world where corporations develop technology for the good of mankind.

That's what government is for....

(in my utopia


As for the wireless phones, laptops, etc... It would be highly feasible to design the distribution network as a 'fair use licence' system, where you basically pay for a carrier/receiver licence with your device, and you can use it as much as you want, up to a certain limit of fairness. (ie. running the laptop 24/7 would be a drain on the system, and you should be using wired devices instead, as they are more efficient in the longterm) Sort of like how the 802.11 homebrew wireless networks worked out years ago.

[edit on 26/8/2008 by nrky]

posted on Aug, 26 2008 @ 06:03 AM

Originally posted by Interestinggg
"Electricity was sent wirelessly to a lamp on stage"

Thats nothing more than a parlor trick.
Its easy to energize something that close.

Well does 25 miles help?

US researchers have outlined a relatively simple system that could deliver power to devices such as laptop computers or MP3 players without wires.

The concept exploits century-old physics and could work over distances of many metres, the researchers said

The team from MIT is not the first group to suggest wireless energy transfer.

Nineteenth-century physicist and engineer Nikola Tesla experimented with long-range wireless energy transfer, but his most ambitious attempt - the 29m high aerial known as Wardenclyffe Tower, in New York - failed when he ran out of money.

Physics promises wireless power

He lit vacuum tubes wirelessly at both of the New York locations, providing evidence for the potential of wireless power transmission.

Could not track down the claim in the officially provided sources thought...

With high frequencies, Tesla developed some of the first neon and fluorescent illumination. He also took the first x-ray photographs. But these discoveries paled when compared to his discovery of November 1890, when he illuminated a vacuum tube wirelessly—having transmitted energy through the air.

The development of wireless energy transfer began in earnest with the lectures and patents of the electrical engineer Nikola Tesla (and is described in his 1916 deposition on the history of wireless and radio technology). In experiments around 1899, Tesla was able to light gas discharge lamps (similar to neon signs) from over 25 miles away without using wires. Tesla used a high frequency current (Prodigal Genius, O'Neill; pg 193). During his experiments in Colorado, he lit ordinary incandescent lamps at full candle-power by currents induced in a local loop consisting of a single wire forming a square of fifty feet each side, which includes the lamps, and which was at a distance of one-hundred feet from the primary circuit energized by the oscillator (Century Magazine, June 1900).

o do it hundreds of miles away is the hard part.
People always get off on Tesla and the mystery surrounding him.
But in reality all he figured out to do was the skin effect and our modern microwave communications such as cell phones.

And he figured it out sooner than anyone else and understood what it meant for the transfer of electricity.

And the big bankers stole it all and made massive money from it.
To try that same technology on a higher wattage level in order to distribute power creates many risks.

Too many risks for bankers, yes.

Unless of course we re thought the whole power thing from the start and realize units don't need that much power to function.
Think about the 12v's in a pc why does it need all that power to get it to there, 100kv, just to convert it to 12v and some small amount 650-1000watts of power dissipation.

But isn't that part of the point Tesla tried to make all that long ago? That a direct transfer made a great deal more sense especially in considering the losses resulting from long distance power lines and the energy required to create the massive infrastructure base?

Its about profits thats what it is about.
Imagine a light bulb using 1 watt.
Imagine a large fan motor using 5 watts.
And they charge you by the kilowatt?

Profit is the means to fool the cream of the crop ( university level indoctrination) to do what you want but ultimately the people who created the curriculum are not concerned with profit or any some such nonsense. Control is what they measure success by and money merely one ofthe means towards that end.


[edit on 26-8-2008 by StellarX]

posted on Aug, 26 2008 @ 02:05 PM
reply to post by Leo Strauss

WOW NICE post. How did they get this passed FCC???

I heard 3 years ago the FCC already said they can't use wireless power.

Some group of studnets build a laptop that is wireless for power and video they were able to wirelessly show the monitor on the tv ect.

They said that this is a break through in computer tecnology.

The FCC had a hearing about this and started some sort of tests on this stuff.

They found that the wireless power can cause illnessses.

So the FCC denied it being used since it causes illnesses.

I would like any more updates on this one.

Great post I will flag this one.

posted on Sep, 2 2008 @ 10:46 PM
When people really get serious about wireless power there will be much more then just computer charging going on. With space based energy beaming satellite technology the whole world will be saturated with virtually free energy. This in turn will allow electric vehicles to constantly be active around the world. Eventually self powered craft will be a thing of the past.

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