Engineering innovation in the US – Power generating shoes!

New US innovation captures power from shoesAn article appearing in the August 23, 2011 e-issue of The Engineer, a british publication, heralds an innovative development in the US of a new energy-harvesting technology that captures the energy of human motion to power portable electronics.  Imagine powering a local wi-fi hotspot wirelessly from your shoes. From charging batteries to powering low power electrical devices, this new technology uses the energy we produce just by walking, or standing and shifting our weight.  To read the article click here

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