Charge Your iPhone While It’s In Your Pocket With Nanotech Fabric

Charge Your iPhone While It’s In Your Pocket With Nanotech Fabric
technology

A new material that uses warmth to create electrical charges can generate power for various devices without plugging them in.

Yi Chen
  • 24 february 2012


Researchers at the Wake Forest University’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials have developed a new fabric that uses thermoelectrics to charge devices. Dubbed the ‘Power Felt,’ the material can produce an electrical charge through temperature changes, such as the user touching the device with their finger, or simply sitting on it.

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