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63 Kinetic Energy Innovations

From Pedal Powered Billboards to Bottomless Water Bottles

— July 20, 2009 — Eco
This cluster of kinetic energy innovations ranges from fat-burning phones charged by your own bouncing around to the hand-crank mobile phones gaining a following by outdoor adventure enthusiasts who often find themselves without access to electricity.

Check out the kinetic energy innovations below for insight into man-power of the future.

Implications - The rise of environmentalism has inspired scientists, engineers and designers to create eco-friendly products that use sustainable energy sources. Kinetic energy is emerging as a viable source of clean, renewable power, and its consumer applications range from self-charging clocks to portable gadget chargers. Companies can take advantage of this opportunity by modifying their products to run on kinetic energy.
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Eco Mowing Gets Hip
Eco Mowing Gets Hip
The AL-KO 30 Manual Mowing Machine
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62
Globe Lighting
Globe Lighting
The Dynamic Hand Powered Lamp is Eco-Friendly
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61
Pedal-Powered Compost Turners
Pedal-Powered Compost Turners
Clean Energy for Green Gardens
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60
Pedal-Powered Blimps
Pedal-Powered Blimps
Eco English Channel Crossing
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59
Pedal Pubs
Pedal Pubs
Everybody is a Designated Driver
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58
Modern Flintstone Mobiles
Modern Flintstone Mobiles
‘The Shared Propulsion Car' Is Driven by Pedaling
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57
Kinetic Busvertising
Kinetic Busvertising
Batman in the Window of Hamburg Buses Moves When in Motion
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56
Ferrari Pedal Car
Ferrari Pedal Car
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55
Pedal Powered Toilet Paper
Pedal Powered Toilet Paper
Eco Inventions That Stink
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54
Kinetic Wave Sculptures
Kinetic Wave Sculptures
Reuben Margolin Creates Mind-Blowing Visual Art
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53
Gravity Defying Dynamic Art
Gravity Defying Dynamic Art
BMW Kinetic Installation
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52
Crank Powered Gadgets
Crank Powered Gadgets
The Eco-Friendly Thanko Cranking MP3
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51
Chest Charging
Chest Charging
Bouncing Breasts to Power Gadgets
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50
On-the-Go Generators
On-the-Go Generators
Walk-Driven Kinetic Energy Gadget Powers Electronic Devices
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49
Eco-Friendly Drive-Throughs
Eco-Friendly Drive-Throughs
Burger King's Kinetic Energy-Harvesting Speed Bumps
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48
Emergency Hand Crank Radio Phone Flashlight Siren
Emergency Hand Crank Radio Phone Flashlight Siren
Eton Voice Link Radio
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47
Pedaler Powered Billboard
Pedaler Powered Billboard
120 Volunteers Charge Campaign
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46
Walk To Create Electric Energy
Walk To Create Electric Energy
Pioneer Shoe
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45
Bike-Powered iPods
Bike-Powered iPods
Cannondale iPedal?
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44
Sculpture Racing
Sculpture Racing
Kinetic Mobiles, Like Giant Pink Poodles, For Mud & Road Racing
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43
Motorola PVOT
Motorola PVOT
Charged Via Hand Crank (For Developing Countries)
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42
Energy-Generating Revolving Doors
Energy-Generating Revolving Doors
NL Coffee Shop Harnesses Kinetic Energy
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41
Crank-Powered Thermoses
Crank-Powered Thermoses
The ‘Vertigo' Keeps Food and Drinks Warm the Green Way
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40
Energy-Generating Flooring
Energy-Generating Flooring
Designpreneur Fuels Eco-Energy Goals WIth POWERleap
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39
Merry-Go-Rounds As Water Pumps
Merry-Go-Rounds As Water Pumps
PlayPumps Demonstrate Fun Ecopreneurship
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38
Kinetic Energy Keyboards
Kinetic Energy Keyboards
The Dynamo Green
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37
$100 Laptops Now Online
$100 Laptops Now Online
Amazon.com Sells Hand-Crank Laptop
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36
Kinetic Clocks
Kinetic Clocks
Single-Armed 'Continue Time' Clock by Sander Mulder
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35
Huge Kinetic Sculptures Walk in the Wind
Huge Kinetic Sculptures Walk in the Wind
Artist Theo Jansen
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34
Smartphones for Boomers
Smartphones for Boomers
Motorola 'Nest' is Kinetically Charged & Acts as Digital Scrapbook
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33
Audi's Ultra Luxury Pedal Car
Audi's Ultra Luxury Pedal Car
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32
Kinetically Powered Flashlights
Kinetically Powered Flashlights
Shining a Light on the Self-Powered ShakerScope
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31
Energy Pods
Energy Pods
Kinetic Exercise Ball Charges Batteries Just By Playing Catch or Juggling
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30
Kinetic Cell Phones
Kinetic Cell Phones
Ulysse Nardin Creates Eco-Friendly Mobile Technology
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29
Powering Gadgets by Walking
Powering Gadgets by Walking
Kinetic Energy Devise
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28
Pedal-Powered Coffee Retailers
Pedal-Powered Coffee Retailers
Bikecaffe
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27
Charge Batteries While You Walk
Charge Batteries While You Walk
Knee Brace Dynamo
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26
Oxygen Generating Timepieces
Oxygen Generating Timepieces
eCO2 Watch Collects Carbon Dioxide, Expels Clean Air
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25
Eco Rocking Chairs
Eco Rocking Chairs
'Move Your Energy' Is A Comfortable Power Source
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24
Fat-Burning Mobiles
Fat-Burning Mobiles
Stix Cell Phone Whips You Into Shape
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23
Kinetic Reefs
Kinetic Reefs
Heat-Sensitive Installation Uses SMS Material Technology
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22
Energy-Generating Subway Station Floors
Energy-Generating Subway Station Floors
East Japan Railway Harvests Power from Commuters
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21
Smart Kinetic Energy Generation
Smart Kinetic Energy Generation
Revolution Revolving Door
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20
Energy Generating Dance Floors
Energy Generating Dance Floors
A Sustainable Dance Club
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19
Charge by Movement, Not Batteries
Charge by Movement, Not Batteries
Atlas Kinetic Phone
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18
Cars Fueled by Fitness
Cars Fueled by Fitness
The GYM Lets You Pedal There and Row Back
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17
Hand Crank Cell Phone Chargers
Hand Crank Cell Phone Chargers
Must-Haves in Earthquake Prone Areas
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16
Bouncing Boobs to Charge iPods
Bouncing Boobs to Charge iPods
The Chest Charger
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15
Arm-Powered Quadcycles
Arm-Powered Quadcycles
The Champiot Will Pump You Up
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14
Foldable Phones
Foldable Phones
Badass Kyocera 'EOS' Mobile Phone Saves Space & Energy
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13
Kinetic Eco Gadgets
Kinetic Eco Gadgets
The Shake MP3 Player
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12
Green Gym Equipment
Green Gym Equipment
The EcoMill is a Self-Charging Kinetic Energy Treadmill
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11
Pedal-Powered Scooters
Pedal-Powered Scooters
Pumgo Design is a Blend Between a Bicycle and a Scooter
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10
Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Twike Electric Hybrid
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9
Human Powered Motorcycles
Human Powered Motorcycles
The Erockit Hybrid Motorbike Uses Kinetic Energy to Charge
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8
Pedal Power Charging
Pedal Power Charging
The 1Liaisaon Eco Boat
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7
Kinetic Flashlight Kicks
Kinetic Flashlight Kicks
Pioneer Headlight Shoes Lights Up Your Path
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6
Light Bulb Door Handles
Light Bulb Door Handles
The Knob Light Uses Kinetic Energy
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5
Futuristic Rally Cars
Futuristic Rally Cars
Hussar Dakar Off-Road Vehicle by Klaud Wasiak
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4
Wrist-Worn Chargers
Wrist-Worn Chargers
The Energy Bracelet Uses Thermoelectric Energy for Mobile Juice
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3
Bottomless Water Bottles
Bottomless Water Bottles
Yuri Tedorowych's Blu Bottle Refills With Kinetic Energy
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2
The Sky Cycle
The Sky Cycle
Pedal-Powered Roller Coaster
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1
Green Children's Toys
Green Children's Toys
SEE Toys Charge by Crank
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