November 14, 2012

Charge your cellphone with a tap or a shake

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Giving your cellphone a shake for an extra burst of power is the idea behind a new cellphone charger that turns movement into energy.

quotemarksright.jpgShashank Priya and his colleagues at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg are designing an emergency onboard charger that draws energy from the piezoelectric force generated by your fingertips clicking the keypad, your voice - or just by giving the phone a good old shake.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read full article in New Scientist.

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