Discover how a present-day cutting-edge technology, wireless power, was actually pioneered by Serbian scientist Nikola Tesla more than 100 years ago, in this digital short and video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Tesla. Tesla dazzled audiences in his time with experimental creations like “cold light” and the Tesla coil. But he never realized his vision of wirelessly transmitting electricity worldwide. Today, technology companies are building on Tesla’s concepts to meet the needs of many in our world, including developing ways to charge mobile devices without using power cords. This resource is part of the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Collection.
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