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Wireless power transmission safely charges devices anywhere within a room

A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots, eliminating the need for electrical cords or charging cradles.


The researchers demonstrated their method, called quasistatic cavity resonance (QSCR), inside a specially built 16-by-16-foot room at their lab. They safely generated near-field standing magnetic waves that filled the interior of the room, making it possible to power several cellphones, fans and lights simultaneously.



This is what Google Glass 2.0 looks like

what is it? Google is not done with Google Glass Not yet. Finally we have our first look at what the rebooted augmented reality glasses will look like. Spoiler warning: not very different. The first images from Google Glass 2.0 published online with friendly permission of documents released to the Federal Communications Commission website.

The Augmented Reality glasses shown in the images are reportedly for the Google glass "Enterprise Edition", the rebooted version of glass made by Tony Fadell and his team.

Whereas the original Google glass "Explorer Edition" is aimed at the consumer, the Explorer Edition is designed to help at work. As already reported, the new version of Google glass has a larger glass prism, a faster Intel Atom Processor, 5 GHz WLAN for more bandwidth-intensive tasks such as Streaming video and a rugged and waterproof design.


Look carefully and you can also see that there is a folding hinge, where the length of the wearable meets the glass pri…