POWERBEAM has ceased operation.
Optical wireless electricity works.
The capabilities of this technology are:
Can transfer a
2) Efficiency: 10% to 20% end-to-end
The major limitations of this technology are:
1) line of sight – the beam cannot go through objects
2) aiming – transmitters must aim at receivers, and receivers must aim at transmitters
3) component cost – in the current small volumes, components are too expensive
In volumes of 10,000 units of 1W-5W each, the Bill of Materials cost is approximately $20 per Watt.
If you believe this may be useful to your Company, the ex-employees of PowerBeam can provide consulting services.
For more information, contact email@example.com .