June 20, 2011

Orange T-shirt recharges mobile phones at Glastonbury Festival

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Telecom company Orange is always coming up with new ways for concert goers to charge their phones at the Glastonbury Festival.

In 2007 they harnessed wind power, in 2008 they showed off a cell phone charger powered by dance energy, in 2009 they set up a solar concept tent and in 2010 they offered boots made for walking and charging.

This year, it's T-shirts.

As reported by Orange News:

quotemarksright.jpgMobile phone giant Orange has released a prototype t-shirt which powers mobiles while festival-goers watch bands in action.

Users can plug their phone in to the t-shirt, which uses noise-responsive technology, for a quick top-up charge whenever they need it.

Orange will be conducting live testing of the gadget on site at the festival to see which acts are the "best to charge to" around the Spirit of 71 stage.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Also: - Text Me Home Tents and Text Towers - At Glastonbury 2004, festival-goers had a helping hand finding their way "home" thanks to Orange tents that light up by text message.

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