Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Theoretical shoe inserts could power your gadgets (

Anon8---) writes: First published on, a process called electrowetting using conductive droplets could provide 10 watts of juice to smartphones and other gadgets as you walk. So far Tom Krupenkin and Ashley Taylor have been able to produce a few milliwatts of power along tiny channels a few millimetres wide. They have patented the idea and are now concentrating on scaling up the device and designing a shoe to contain it.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Theoretical shoe inserts could power your gadgets

Comments Filter:

COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from a corporation whose president codes in octal. -- J.N. Gray