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Next GENergy

Consumer willingness to invest more energy into alternative forms of power

Implications - In their quest for more eco-friendly lifestyles, consumers are expressing a willingness to invest more money as well as physical energy in powering their electronics. The rise in kinetic energy products, such as hand-crank innovations, is on a steady increase, partially fueled by their novelty.
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Green Children's Toys
Green Children's Toys
SEE Toys Charge by Crank
Last fall, ZenDesign Group launched the toy collection SEE (safety, ecology, economy) which are electric toys that don’t need batteries. Instead, the toys are powered by the energy created by moving the… MORE
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
The Hamster Paper Shredder
I had a mouse in my garage a few days ago and it ate part of an old book I have. I was not pleased. I saw this only as disastrous. But if I would have taken a look at that event with the eyes of a true… MORE
Charge by Movement, Not Batteries
Charge by Movement, Not Batteries
Atlas Kinetic Phone
You will no longer worry about recharging your phone on a long trip, or be able to make up excuses about your phone being out of juice. The Atlas Kinetic Phone uses the daily movement of a cellular phone… MORE
Hand-Powered Digital Camera
Hand-Powered Digital Camera
Sony Odo Twirl N' Take
If you want to see your world through a green-colored lens, make the environmental upgrade to the eco-friendly Sony Odo Twirl N' Take digital camera. Instead of being powered by batteries, the 3 mega-pixel… MORE
Smart Kinetic Energy Generation
Smart Kinetic Energy Generation
Revolution Revolving Door
What a smart eco-friendly idea. The Revolution Door’s concept is similar to a turbine spinning somewhere deep inside a hydroelectric dam or within wind turbine to generate renewable electricity. New… MORE
Powering Gadgets by Walking
Powering Gadgets by Walking
Kinetic Energy Devise
This Kinetic Energy concept gadget allows you to power your other gadgets such as your iPod or cell phone through your own effort and exertion. The Kinetic Energy is the brainchild of Wilma van Boxtel… MORE
Walk To Create Electric Energy
Walk To Create Electric Energy
Pioneer Shoe
Chen Feijun and Zhao Bin designed a shoe ,Pioneer, that converts the kinetic energy of walking into electrical energy, which powers a headlight at the front of the shoe. The red dot award: design concept… MORE
Crank Powered Gadgets
Crank Powered Gadgets
The Eco-Friendly Thanko Cranking MP3
This cranking MP3 player from Thanko Team supports both MP3 and WMA files and has 1GB of internal memory. It also comes with its own flash light which will come in handy if you're far from power sources.… MORE
Take A Deep Breath
Take A Deep Breath
Breath-Powered USB Charger
The Breath Powered USB Charger gives you a reason to keep breathing. Now you can take all that hot air and turn it into power for all your favourite USB gadgets. "Sure breathing keeps us alive but other… MORE
Kinetic Energy Keyboards
Kinetic Energy Keyboards
The Dynamo Green
The concept behind this Dynamo Green keyboard is that it will help lower your monthly electricity bill. But the catch is that you have to keep typing. When you type, you’re harnessing the power of kinetic… MORE
Body Heat As Energy
Body Heat As Energy
You Powered Tech
Would you believe that by simply sitting around, you could generate enough electricity to power electronic devices? Scientists developed new innovative circuits that are capable of harnessing electricity… MORE

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