Battery charger
A battery charger or recharger is a device used to put energy into a secondary cell or rechargeable battery by forcing an electric current through it.The charging protocol depends on the size and type...
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Charging Phone with a fruit
Don't you have an outlet? no problem...
E-Kaia uses energy from a plant to charge your phone
The "E-Kaia" relies only on a plant to get enough power to charge your devices and has been considered a sustainable alternative for mobile users. As unbelievable as it seems, the charger works by sim...
StoreDot Announces At Think Next: Within A Year, We Can Charge An Electric Car In 5 Minutes!
Only a year ago, StoreDot, an Israeli startup, shocked us when it showed how it could charge mobile phones in 30 seconds. The company now threatens to disrupt the electric car market with a fast charg...
The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose
It’s been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, showing that it’s possi...
Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken
Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards. Although we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans and the occasional reformatting to keep our thumbd...
Nanotechnology pushes battery life to eternity
PhysOrg.com -- A simple tap from your finger may be enough to charge your portable device thanks to a discovery made at RMIT University and Australian National University.
Trickle charging
Trickle charging means charging a fully charged battery under no-load at a rate equal to its self-discharge rate, thus enabling the battery to remain at its fully charged level. A battery under contin...
Inductive charging
Inductive charging (also known as "wireless charging") uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an ind...
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USB
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power su...
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Solar charger
A solar charger employs solar energy to supply electricity to devices or charge batteries. They are generally portable.Solar chargers can charge lead acid or Ni-Cd battery bank up to 48 V and hundreds...
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Energy harvesting
Energy harvesting (also known as power harvesting or energy scavenging) is the process by which energy is derived from external sources (e.g. solar power, thermal energy, wind energy, salinity gradien...
Charging station
An electric vehicle charging station, also called EV charging station, electric recharging point, charging point, charge point and EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment), is an element in an infras...
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CrossCharge
CrossCharge is a device for charging electric vehicles (EV) without driver intervention, using conductive charging. CrossCharge is the world’s first conductive charging system for an electric vehicle...
Charge cycle
A charge cycle is the process of charging a rechargeable battery and discharging it as required into a load. The term is typically used to specify a battery's expected life, as the number of charge cy...
Depth of discharge
Depth of Discharge (DOD) is an alternate method to indicate a battery's state of charge (SOC). The DOD is the complement of SOC: as one increases, the other decreases. While the SOC units are percent ...
The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose
It’s been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, showing that it’s possi...
ECOtality
ECOtality, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, was an electric transportation and storage technologies company. ECOtality was the parent company of ECOtality North America, Innergy Power...
Source London
Source London is a network of electric vehicle charging points in London. First announced in November 2010 and launched on 27 May 2011 by London Mayor Boris Johnson, it is the first city-wide network ...
EnergyBus
EnergyBus is an open standard for integration of and communication between electric components of light electric vehicles based on DC. It includes standards for both a communications and power distrib...
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Charge controller
A charge controller, charge regulator or battery regulator limits the rate at which electric current is added to or drawn from electric batteries.It prevents overcharging and may protect against overv...
USB human interface device class
In computing, the USB human interface device class (USB HID class) is a part of the USB specification for computer peripherals: it specifies a device class (a type of computer hardware) for human inte...
Self-discharge
Self-discharge is a phenomenon in batteries in which internal chemical reactions reduce the stored charge of the battery without any connection between the electrodes. Self-discharge decreases the she...
Memory effect
Memory effect, also known as battery effect, lazy battery effect or battery memory, is an effect observed in nickel cadmium and nickel–metal hydride rechargeable batteries that causes them to hold les...