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Developed by NEC and Soundpower Corp., this prototype combines a vibration-absorbing power generator with low-power-use electronics to create device fueled entirely by the user's button mashing. Right now, the prototype focuses on television remote controls, but as the home becomes more and more wired, this technology could expand to a range of different appliances.
piezoelectric crystals can't generate enough power to keep a cell phone running for all but maybe the most rabid texters.
Originally posted by prevenge
would be cool if this was applied to cell phones..
thought a "hand exerciser" squeezing type lever accessory might be cool to recharge phones too.
Originally posted by Alaskan Man
fueled entirely by the user's button mashing