Google is developing batteries with longer life. For consumer electronics and other devices. The project is headed by a former engineer Apple.
Google has developed its own design of batteries. For use in its consumer electronics and other products. Wall Street Journal reports, citing informed sources.
The group is developing advanced battery options. Using the base lithium-ion and solid-state technology. Use the company intends to develop a “smart” glasses. Successor Google Glass, and “smart” contact lens Google. That can measure glucose levels in the blood. Moreover, the technology can be used in implants. Which is implanted in the human body. Said one of the sources of WSJ.
Another common area of application of new technologies can be smartphones and tablets based on Android. Modern smartphones with many features. And regular access to the Internet is much more battery power. Assume than conventional mobile phones that are popular many years ago. In 2013, the attention to this fact urged to pay CEO of Google – Larry Page. He said that in this direction a lot to improve.
Group responsible for the development. Is part of the undercover unit Google X.
And comprises a total of four people headed by Ramesh Bhardwaj. It is a former expert on the design of batteries to Apple.
Google is developing more efficient batteries with longer life
According to the WSJ, the specified command at the end of 2012 started to test third-party technologies in order to clarify. Now if they can be used in the production of Google. When the research team switched to a new task – to develop its own technology power.
In February 2015 a group led by Bhardwaj on one of the industry conferences showed presentation. What was it? These thin-film solid-state batteries that are suitable for use in smartphones and other mobile devices. These batteries will allow to create thin flexible devices. And it will be convenient to wear on the wrist and other body parts.
As previously said Bhardwaj. Various commands in Google for a total of approximately 20 work projects. Namely in the field of construction and electrical batteries. One of the teams with the company AllCell Technologies is working on four separate projects in this area. Including the power supply system for balloons Google Project Loon. This is to designed to provide Internet access remote corners of the planet.
Engineers All Cell Technologies offer to change the battery in a mixture of wax and graphite. In order to effectively dissipate heat from them. And thus prolong life. Google team is experimenting with other materials. And it can provide the same effect.
According to WSJ, Google developed the technology can be applied in vehicles with autonomous control. It is the purpose of the corporation is hard at work. In December 2014, the company introduced the first working prototype of such a vehicle.
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