QUAL­COMM DEVC

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US tech gi­ant Qual­comm wooed Frankfurt Mo­tor Show at­ten­dees with an im­pres­sive pre­sen­ta­tion on DEVC – that’s dy­namic elec­tric ve­hi­cle charg­ing, to you and I.

DEVC is a dy­namic ver­sion of the ex­ist­ing Wire­less Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle Charg­ing (WEVC) sys­tem, which uses pads to charge elec­tric cars wire­lessly.

With DEVC, the pads are em­bed­ded be­neath road sur­faces and en­er­gised by power sta­tions on the road­side. This means it’s pos­si­ble to charge an elec­tric car while you drive along the road, with­out ever hav­ing to plug in your ve­hi­cle.

Although it is just a con­cept, for now, Qual­comm is con­fi­dent that the tech­nol­ogy will be widely avail­able within 10 to 15 years.

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