30 Nov '14, 1pm

A New Phone Charger Creates Energy from Your Movement - EcoBuilding Pulse

Chances are after you’ve had that brand new iPhone for a few months, the battery life no longer makes it to the end of the day, particularly if that day includes a lengthy work-out playlist. One company with just five days left in their Kickstarter campaign has a green solution—a phone charger that creates energy from motion. AMPY , a charging device invented by PhD students at Northwestern, harnesses energy from all directions of movement and turns it into battery life. The simple, pocket-sized, wearable device provides about three hours of smartphone battery life for the average 10,000 steps per day. For the jogger, a 30 minute run will also provide the three hours of smartphone charge, about 24 hours on a smartwatch, and 72 hours on a fitness tracker, according to the product’s website. AMPY charges devices via any standard USB cord. Perhaps most miraculously, the devic...

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