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WISP computer has no battery, gets power wirelessly from radio waves

WISP computer has no battery, gets power wirelessly from radio waves The WISP (or Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform) sidesteps all the issues with finding wired power and adding bulky batteries to smart objects by harvesting power from radio waves.The WISP can pull enough power out of thin air to power a modest processor, but it’s not going to compete with your computer or even your smartphone.

SpectroDrone system uses lasers to detect explosives from afar

SpectroDrone system uses lasers to detect explosives from afar They can aid in construction, explore nuclear disaster sites, and even detect explosives and other dangerous materials.Now, a company called Laser Detect Systems is taking that mission to the air.