Here are the shoes that charge your phone – while walking
University researchers have made it possible to transform people’s step into usable energy. Now they want to get the technology to market.
The use of so-called kinetic energy for recharging batteries have been interested in the research for a long time. Now a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison made a breakthrough in this area, which makes it possible to transform people’s step into usable energy. This, with the help of a new type of shoe sole.
The technology known as Instep NanoPower will according to the researchers themselves to be ready for commercial use. At the moment, they look for ways to get the technology to market.