Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2007 14:09 UTC, submitted by Radarz
Geek stuff, sci-fi... A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology lit a 60 watt light bulb from a power source two meters away and with no physical connections between the source and the appliance. The 'WiTricity' device - the term coined by the MIT team to describe the wireless power phenomenon - uses magnetic fields to deliver power to the gadgets remotely."
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Some current products
by csynt on Mon 11th Jun 2007 18:18 UTC
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The oral-b electronic toothbrush uses this technology.
The toothbrush is being charged from the base by a such field. In fact the toothbrush is "touching" the base, but there are no wires from the toothbrush to the charger.

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