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Power over WiFi: 'Physics is Physics' or 'Dare to Dream'?

by Ben Smith 23rd February 2010

Our post about the RCA Airnergy device generated a bit if a conversation… both for and against. To reflect many of the sceptical comments around the web I added a video from EEVblog which summarised much of the physics-based disbelief, but our readers can do better than that…

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Charger gets power from WiFi [please be true] [updated: man says it's not]

by Ben Smith 23rd February 2010
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I was amazed when I saw this… it’s almost certainly too good to be true, but see the video after the break… US consumer-electronics giant RCA have created a box of tricks that sucks power out of the air driven by WiFi signals. The cigarette-packet-sized gizmo plugs in to devices to provide a ‘free’ trickle […]

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