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Spotlight on Design Insight: Dynamic Wireless Charging

In “Dynamic Wireless Charging Technology”, an engineer from NextEnergy in Detroit, Michigan explains the difference between static and dynamic electric vehicle charging, indicating what future developments will look like. And a professor from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/KAIST describes their experience with dynamically charging buses already in use in their campus.

This episode highlights:

  • The technology allowing vehicles to be charged while in motion, through wireless power transfer
  • Why this type of technology will help make vehicles more efficient and easier to charge, as they will require smaller batteries
  • How the OLEV (Online Electric Vehicle) works following the trail of power transmitting coils

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