Would a kinetic powered MP3 Player encourage you to run that extra mile?

We've been seeing a number of examples of products that make use of kinetic energy from their users – from push button-powered remote controls to rocking chair-powered reading lamps – to create innovative solutions to the problem of limited battery-life and the environmental impact of fossil fuels. Another such smart concept that hopes to seamlessly incorporate itself into our normal behaviors and routines, is the Dancepants Kinetic music player courtesy of Lithuanian designers Inesa Malafej and Arunas Sukarevicus. Adding a bit of incentive to our workouts, the device receives its power from our strides.

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