Wireless power supply for rescue devices

  • US 10,038,337 B1
  • Filed: 12/30/2014
  • Issued: 07/31/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/16/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for wirelessly delivering power to receiver devices in a rescue environment, comprising:

  • a mobile vehicle comprising a telescoping mast and a power source, wherein the telescoping mast is configured to extend in a vertical direction above the mobile vehicle; and

    a first wireless power transmitter connected to the power source and the telescoping mast, comprising;

    a plurality of transmitter antenna elements;

    a receiver antenna element configured to receive a communication signal from a receiver device positioned at a location within a transmission range of the first wireless power transmitter; and

    a radio frequency (RF) circuit configured to;

    control operation of the plurality of transmitter antenna elements to generate wireless power transmission RF signals having predetermined phases and amplitudes using power from the power source; and

    transmit and steer the wireless power transmission RF signals via the plurality of transmitter antenna elements so that the wireless power transmission RF signals constructively interfere at the location,wherein;

    the system further comprises a second wireless power transmitter connected to the power source and the telescoping mast, andthe second wireless power transmitter is angularly positioned adjacent to the first wireless power transmitter on the telescoping mast.

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