New Motion Powerd Fabric Can Charge Mobile Phones Battery by Arm Movement

image

Scientists at the Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea have created a double-layered fabric out of silver-coated woven textile that can charge the battery of a mobile phone. The foldable patch of fabric wrapped around your wrist can gather enough energy from your arm movement.

The new fabric relies on the triboelectric effect, which occurs with certain materials become electrically charged after coming into fricative contact with a different material. Electrons are transferred from one material to the other, causing one material to build up a positive charge, while the other gets a negative charge. In a demonstration, researchers attached the generator on a jacket sleeve and embedded six LEDs, a small liquid-crystal display and a keyless car remote control in the jacket.

When the wearer moved his arms or wrist, the fabric turned each gadget on one at a time. The researchers are testing more materials for the generator that could potentially yield even more power. The technology will become extremely popular with the proliferation of wearable technology, Discovery News reported.

image
image
image
image

Advertisements

About prashant kumar

I m a tech savy person and i want discover more and more about mobiles and gadgets This is my passion.

Posted on March 21, 2015, in Mobile and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: