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Energy-generating jackets could be ready to wear before 2023 - futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge

Main category: Engineering (Electrical engineering)

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Scientists at a research facility in the German city of Berlin dream of clothing that produces energy as we walk.

They have combined very different nanomaterials into so-called "energy harvesters":http://matflexend.eu/.

The energy harvesters have been designed to create energy out of, for instance, the movement of your feet.

"We are dealing with two important points: small forces and low frequencies," electronic technologist Robert Hahn told Euronews.


Further Reading: http://www.euronews.com/2017/01/23/energy-generating-jackets-could-be-ready-to-wear-before-2023

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