New Technology Makes Charging Your Devices as Easy as Walking

 - Mar 19, 2014
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Imagine charging your devices with everyday movements such as walking, typing or tapping your phone. Zhong Lin Wang and his team as the Georgia Institute of Technology created a generator using nanotechnology from these everyday movements. Specially adapted polymer can be made into sheets and when they're forced into contact, electricity is created.

By harnessing everyday motion to generate electricity, not only will it it be easier to power our devices but it will contribute significantly to the worldwide energy needs in the near future. The new technology could be used to harness energy from ocean waves, rain drops or wind power. The breakthrough is an amazing one that is sure to change the world we live in.