Tag: lasermotive

Space Angels Network Invests in Wireless Power Beaming Company

Kent, WA. September 21, 2011. Space Angels Network, a national network of seed-  and early-stage investors focused on aerospace-related ventures, today announced an investment in LaserMotive, Inc. of Kent, Washington led by Brad Fleury, a Space Angels Network member and Director of Edge Consulting. LaserMotive is an independent R&D company specializing in wireless power beaming. LaserMotive is the…

Winner of NASA Power Beaming Challenge Uses Lasers to Create a Virtually Limitless Power Supply

Seattle, Wash. (June 13, 2011) – LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA Power Beaming Challenge, today announced it has been invited to demonstrate its wireless power systems for unmanned aerial vehicles at the NASA Day on the Hill, Wednesday June 15 in the Rayburn Foyer,…

Ascending Technologies and LaserMotive create a new record.

Laser charged multicopter flies for 12 hours. Not quite the longest ever electric flight as touted by some pundits, that honour belongs to QinetiQ and the Zephyr. Ascending Technologies Jan Stumpf and Michael Achtelik monitored a Pelican quadrocopter modified to receive power from several laser pointers focused on a photovoltaic cell mounted on the airframe.…

LaserMotive Co-Founders Named Among 2010 Top Innovators of the Year by Seattle Business Magazine

Kent, Wash. (October 27, 2010) – LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA-sponsored Power Beaming Competition, announced that Seattle Business Magazine has named its three co-founders –Tom Nugent, Jordin Kare and Dave Bashford – among its Top Innovators of the Year. The annual awards are given…

LaserMotive to Demonstrate Laser-Powered Helicopter at the AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2010

Lab Tests Mark the Longest-Duration Laser-Powered Helicopter Flight KENT, WA–(Marketwire – August 23, 2010) –  LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA-sponsored Power Beaming Challenge, has announced that it will be showcasing a demonstration model of a laser-powered remote controlled helicopter at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems…