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ELEKTRO 10/2017 was released on October 10th 2017. Its digital version will be available on October 10th 2017.

Topic: Electrical power engineering; RES; Fuel cells; Batteries and accumulators

Main Article
Electricity storage
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of batteries

SVĚTLO (Light) 5/2017 was released on September 18th 2017. Its digital version will be available on September 18th 2017.

Luminaires and luminous apparatuses
MAYBE STYLE introducing LED design luminaires of German producer Lightnet
TREVOS – new luminaires for industry and offices
How many types of LED panels produces MODUS?
Intelligent LED luminaire RENO PROFI

Interiors lighting
The light in indoor flat interior – questions and answers

Nikola Labs Brings Tesla’s Wireless Charging Tech into the 21st Century

11.05.2015 | Nikola Electronic R&D | www.nikolalabs.com

Nikola Labs spoke at the 2015 TechCrunch Disrupt conference about a new device they have created that “converts radio frequencies into DC power … and can power devices.” The prototype product is a case for an iPhone 6 which “converts” wasted energy from the phone into power. Since 90% of the energy of the iPhone 6 is spent in “trying to pump out a cellphone signal” this case can return up to 30% of the lost energy by removing it from the surrounding air.

This is accomplished by “harvesting back the ambient RF energy already being produced by the phone.”

These include WiFi, Bluetooth and LTE signals. Will Zell, co-founder of Nikola Labs, told the press : “We allow you to download power from the air. Our case is embedded with a harvesting antenna that is proprietary that captures wasted RF energy and then takes it through a conversion process to convert it into electricity, then dumps it back into the phone.”

Zell plans on their next product to be “a wireless charger that will provide near-field and far-field powering solutions to meet you as a consumer where you are, whether that’s at home or in your vehicle.”

Whole article at Occupy Corporatism
Image Credit: Nikola electronic R&D