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History of the rechargeable battery


Wave of the future: An Intel employee shows of Rezence, a wireless charging technology being championed by Intel which can charge multiple devices at once and works through tables up to 2in thick. — Photos: TAN KIT HOONG/TheStar

Wave of the future: An Intel employee shows of Rezence, a wireless charging technology being championed by Intel which can charge multiple devices at once and works through tables up to 2in thick. — Photos: TAN KIT HOONG/TheStar

Of all the modern technologies we’ve come to take for granted, the rechargeable battery has to be one of the most important – after all, many of our electronic devices would not be able to work without it.

So how has the battery evolved and where is it headed? Let’s take a quick look at its history and future.

   

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