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Finger-Powered Battery Packs

The Mipwr Dynamo Charges Your iPhone Using a Single Digit

— October 15, 2013 — Eco
The Mipwr Dynamo is aiming to make dead iPhones a thing of the past. This unique smartphone case features a secret lever that can be used to recharge a dead phone. The case itself is a battery pack that provides up to two hours of extra power. However, should both the battery pack and the phone have no power, you can simply press the lever on the case to recharge it.

Pushing the lever on the Mipwr Dynamo for a minute will give you 30 seconds of talk time. The case is small enough to where it still fits in your pocket and it can be recharged via USB. The idea behind the design is that you can pump the lever for a minute or two so that you have enough power to make an emergency call or send an emergency text. The Mipwr Dynamo is currently seeking $78,000 of funding on Kickstarter.
Trend Themes
1. Finger-powered Battery Packs - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in portable charging devices that utilize manual energy generation.
2. Smartphone Battery Cases - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in smartphone cases that not only protect the device but also provide additional battery power.
3. Emergency Power Solutions - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in emergency power solutions that provide quick and convenient charging options for smartphones.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the consumer electronics industry to create innovative battery charging solutions for smartphones.
2. Mobile Accessories - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the mobile accessories industry to create smartphone cases that integrate battery packs for extended power.
3. Crowdfunding Platforms - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in crowdfunding platforms to support and fund innovative projects like the Mipwr Dynamo.
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