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  • Hey, Carl, I don't know about you, but growing up, I had grand visions of what future technology would look like.

  • Flying cars, self driving trucks.

  • I mean, I even thought that one day we'd be able to teleport.

  • Obviously, the reality is that in 2020 we are a long way from some of those sci fi advancements.

  • However, there are some truly exciting and cutting edge tech developments happening around the world.

  • And today I want to tell you about one.

  • The city of Tel Aviv.

  • Israel is creating a wireless electric road which could eventually power cars throughout the city.

  • This project is part of a pilot program in collaboration with electric on AH company, developing a system that can charge electric vehicles while they are moving.

  • The electric road itself will initially be about half a mile long, and the infrastructure under the road will charge especially equipped Busses with power.

  • It's an intricate underground system.

  • A set of copper coils are placed beneath the asphalt of the street, and the energy is transferred from the electricity grid to the road infrastructure and manages communication with the approaching vehicles, a spokesperson for the city told CNN they've been hard at work on this construction of this futuristic road and that if it's successful, they'll expand the program and bring it toe other streets around the city.

  • The mayor of Tel Aviv saying it's all part of the city's strategic action plan.

  • Toe fight against pollution and prepare for climate change.

  • According to the New York Times, the Israeli government has invested millions into the project.

  • I'm sure many city officials and urban developers around the world will be watching and taking notes to see how this goes, as they really could be paving the roads of the future back to you, Carl.

Hey, Carl, I don't know about you, but growing up, I had grand visions of what future technology would look like.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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