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Old 12th September 2013, 07:34   #1
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Default Ossia comes up with a wireless power charger

A new gadget which can charge your device from 30 feet away, even through walls, has been developed by a start-up called Ossia.

Ossia is the brainchild of physicist Hatem Zeine, who decided to focus on delivering wireless power in a way that was commercially viable, both for large-scale industrial applications and for consumer use.

The first fruit of his labours is called the Cota and Zeine has presented the first public demo.

According to Techcrunch, the Cota prototype can deliver power wirelessly to devices over distances of around 10 feet. This is 10 percent of the original source power using unlicensed spectrum.

Zeine formed Ossia in 2008 and continued to file patents, and he says now the company has a better idea of how it all works. It built the demo prototype and has another in the works to show off later this year.

Cota has the same kind of health risks that wi-fi in-home does although, since no-one is really sure about if wi-fi is toxic or not, the jury might still be out on that one.

Zeine said that Cota can deliver one watt of power at a distance of 30 feet. He showed an iPhone 5 being charged remotely from his version one prototype wireless power transmitter.

The next stage is to develop a commercial-grade product. This would replace wired power connections for sensors and monitors in sensitive facilities like oil and gas refineries with wirelessly powered devices. This means fewer opportunities for generating sparks, since there are fewer live cables lying around.
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