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JJ
When is the WiTricity going to become a reality? View All
How much time will happen before the annoying electrical posts continue to hinder the landscapes of our planet?

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Graham Proudley
Depending on whether you choose to believe Wikipedia as a source, testing has already begun, and within 3-5 years a miniature comecial setup wil be available. The link is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WiTricity

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Linchpin
I don't know about Wikipedia, but I found an article on Sci-Tech Today that seems to indicate that we are on the brink. Very cool stuff, almost Star Trek like. Not that Star Trek is cool...wait, I've said too much... http://www.sci-tech-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=013001A0QMZZ

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Burt Jordaan
I believe short range WiTricity will very soon help you to have less clutter of wires in your home, at least for relatively low-power devices. High-power devices will probably have to wait longer and getting rid of electricity lines cluttering the landscape is still way off into the future.

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jay m
Based on information in the article, never.
The transmission is good for short distances only, much less than a kilometer.
It would make no sense to have endless numbers of repeaters (receiver/transmitter of energy) each one wasting some of it.

Maybe good for some very short-range stuff- distribute power within a house? Or between close buildings?


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