Friday, January 29, 2010

podcast: Nikola Tesla and Innovation Today | WBUR and NPR - On Point with Tom Ashbrook
the great visionary of innovation, Nikola Tesla — with alternating current, hydroelectric power, the guts of the radio, and much more.
This hour, On Point: “Tesla-mania” — as the U.S. looks for innovation.

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Wireless Power Electrifies CES -

LAS VEGAS--Walking around Fulton Innovations' showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show, it's easy to think that 2009 will be the year of wireless electricity. A blender whirs wireless, and a laptop powers up without a battery. Like a modern day version of the 1904 World's Fair, it's the miracle of electricity without a plug in sight. The devices are all powered by electromagnetic coils built into the charging surface.

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CES 2010: Haier demos 'completely' wireless HD video
a 32-inch LCD powered wirelessly from up to six or seven feet,
and which received content via a wireless link from a Haier prototype Blu-ray player.