Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Electricity and radio waves

From Dr. Colleen Barton, in The Telegraph, "Electricity harvested from radio waves could power the smart home of the future"

"A new method of harvesting electricity from unused radio frequency waves has been unveiled today by Lord Paul Drayson, the former minister for science and chief executive of Drayson Technologies, at The Royal Institution in London.

The patented technology, known as Freevolt, turns ambient radio frequency waves into usable electricity to charge low-power electronic devices, such as sensors and beacons used in smart connected homes, wearable devices like the Fitbit or Jawbone UP, and the broader "internet of things"."

Read the complete article here.

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