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Power-Generating Soccer Balls

SOCCKET is an Energy-Harnessing Soccer Ball That Generates Power

— March 29, 2013 — Eco
SOCCKET is an energy-harnessing soccer ball that can also be used as a portable generator that provides power once having been played with. The invention takes the literal form of combining work and play.

The pendulum-like mechanism inside the soccer ball captures the kinetic energy created by the play. The soccer ball can light a LED lamp for three hours with 30 minutes of play.

Thus, after a long day of playing soccer with your friends, you can plug in your lamp to the soccer ball and enjoy a nice read.

The product is a useful for anyone who loves to spend time outdoors. It is especially ideal item to bring to a camping trip where fun can fulfill a purpose.
Trend Themes
1. Energy-harnessing Products - There are opportunities to create more products that harness kinetic energy and convert it into usable power.
2. Playful Sustainable Solutions - The combination of play and sustainability presents opportunities for innovative products that engage users while also contributing to a greener future.
3. Portable Power Generation - Developing portable power generation solutions allows users to have access to electricity in remote or outdoor locations.
Industry Implications
1. Sports Equipment - Sports equipment manufacturers can explore integrating energy-harnessing technologies into their products, offering users the ability to generate power while engaging in physical activities.
2. Outdoor Recreation - The outdoor recreation industry can tap into the demand for sustainable solutions by creating innovative products that generate power from movement, enhancing the outdoor experience for consumers.
3. Emergency Preparedness - In the emergency preparedness industry, there is potential to develop portable power generation solutions that can be used in situations where access to electricity is limited or non-existent.
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