Tagged: alternative energy

Valta is a system based on two main devices, a hub and several smart plugs

Valta smart plugs to save money and energy

A new way to save energy is being forged on Kickstarter. It is Valta, a system based on two main devices, a hub and several smart plugs, allowing you to save money by avoiding the famous standby lights. Obviously this is not everything and that you can remotely control how and when your devices turn on and turn off. Valta is an energy saving system that automatically detects when a device is not being used, when we are discarding quickly identifies electricity and notify us to help you save money and help the environment. It is primarily intended to prevent...

doors or drawers creates an energy that could be used to feed the Internet of things

Human movement to provide energy for the Internet of Things

In The Internet of Things, it is tells of a world in which anything can be interconnected with the rest. This gigantic network that will bring Internet to every corner of our world need energy to operate, and a group of researchers asserts that energy will provide it with our own movement. In a practical example, all packets of a post office will transmit its position, origin and destination to monitor the shipment more efficiently. And to be fed a study shows that the movement not only of people but also of doors or drawers creates an energy that could...

Light Catcher, super practical photoelectric battery

Tip of the dead battery in the sun and regain some energy has finally found a practical application. Light Catcher, the concept builds on that idea and makes the action of the sun more effectively. In fact, it is a solar cell. Whenever the battery has juice, so let’s expose it to sunlight for redo the full load. The cell has a transparent shell covered by a layer anti-reflective and solar cells. These cells capture the sun’s rays that generate renewable energy to the battery. Light Catcher is not only very practical, it also represents an environmentally friendly alternative, given...

iPhone: When the icon turns into a battery

The gadget lovers will recognize the stamped Apple right now. It is the icon that indicates the battery status of the iPhone. Rather attractive it caught the eyes of designers in Taiwan Good Design (GD Mark). These have inspired to design their new mobile charger. Called simply “The Icon”, this charger backup is, of course, dedicated to the smartphone to the bitten apple juice to give it back anywhere. The Icon displays are the four bar battery status with a film EL. This charger provides backup 7 and 3 hours of talk time to call the iPhone 2G and 3G...

Powertrekk, a portable charger with fuel cell

Many people do not abandon their mobile devices when they make an outdoor activity like hiking or camping. But what if the battery of the smartphone’s camera or worse, as GPS is flat in nature? A Swedish company responds. This is the company myFC. To overcome this problem, Scandinavian manufacturer presents its portable charger Powertrekk. The charger in question can supply a battery of high-tech devices the green way. PowerTrekk has both a portable battery pack and fuel cell. Indeed, Powetrekk has called a fuel cell Powerpukk and a USB port. The user simply pour a spoonful of water in...