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Shake Remote, Turn Off Television

September 28th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

With potential laptops powered by typing and watches powered by moving one's arm, energy harvesting is a growing field with a number of cool products. In Japan, Murata Manufacturing is firmly on board the trend with sensors to detect and convert vibration, temperature gradient, ambient heat, and light into small amounts of electricity. Their most recent offering uses a variety of their sensors in combination with a flexible plate to send several different signals without the need for batteries


Exercise with an Energy Purpose

May 9th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

One such invention is not only affordable it provides a great way to spend idle time while producing clean and portable electricity that can be used. Called the Pedal-a-Watt, this stationary bicycle stand that generates electricity while functioning as a sound fitness device



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