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Mini Smartphone Windmills

These Ultra-Tiny Windmills Will Charge Your Phone Without Any Effort

— January 29, 2014 — Unique
These mini windmills are some of the coolest ideas for charging phones that have ever come around. These windmills attached to the phone will collect energy from a windy day or even just waving your phone around and charge your battery for you.

The University of Texas Arlington has created mini windmills for charging phones. When I say mini, I mean super tiny. One grain of rice could hold about ten of these mini power generators, so for those worried about having a big functional windmill hanging off of their phone, that won’t be the case.

With this idea, phones could always remain charged as long as we had the patience to shake them.

Photo Credits: designboom, uta.edu
Trend Themes
1. Mini Windmill Technology - Mini windmills are being developed to charge small devices like smartphones through energy generated from waving and windy days.
2. Effortless Charging - Charging devices like smartphones becomes virtually effortless with the use of mini windmill technology.
3. Small-scale Energy Harvesting - Advancements in the development of mini windmills lead to small-scale energy harvesting that could power small devices like smartphones.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Small windmill technology presents disruptive innovation opportunities for companies specializing in the development of consumer electronics.
2. Renewable Energy - Development and use of mini windmill technology offer a promising renewable energy source for the future.
3. Wearable Technology - The mini windmill technology can be applied to wearable technology, essentially creating self-charging wearable devices that could stay powered for longer periods of time.
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