Inventions of the Young and Geeky

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Evatran

Evatran co-founders, Rebecca Hough and her father Tom Hough, developed Plugless Power, a system that wirelessly charges your car, similar to how a charging pad juices up your iPhone. The system consists of a charging station that’s installed in a garage or a driveway, and a receiving device on the undercarriage of the vehicle. Energy is transmitted and converted into electrical current automatically whenever the vehicle is parked. No physical connection is needed.

"People heard about it and wanted it," said Rebecca. Now, Evatran has a distribution agreement with Sears and a memo of understanding with Bosch to sell and install Plugless Power, which will cost consumers approximately $2,800.

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