Posts Tagged ‘Green Gadgets’
Although initially more expensive, the advantage of rechargeable batteries has always been that they cut down on buying more batteries and they cut down on depleted batteries clogging our landfills.
The industrial designers Boyeon Kim, Jihoon Kim, Da-Woon Chun and Myung-Suk Kim have come up with a concept energy absorbing system which converts all that noise into clean energy. The new machine called Sonea, measures 450mm X 450mm X 80mm, weighing in at a whole 7kg.
The company Elah Valley Energy Engineering based in Israel, has developed a next-generation smart energy meter called the “Watt-O-Meter”. This device could provide constant reading regarding the electricity consumption of a home. Wasted energy is costly and creates unnecessary air pollution contributing to climate change.
A team of students at the Cheng Shiu University have invented a motorcycle helmet equipped with wind turbines to power the two-wheelers headlights, direction indicator lights and tail lights. When the bike is in action, the helmet starts generating electricity, being equipped with a set of five small wind turbines.
BigBellys are the new trash compactors powered by solar energy, being installed on the streets of Philadelphia. What is amazing is that these bins are powered completely by the sun and are able to accept close to eight times as much waste as a regular trash can.
A portable laptop powered by solar energy was created recently by the Spanish computer manufacturer, iUnika. The eco-friendly netbook computer weighs only 700gm and has a diagonal of 8 inches, being powered by solar panels mounted on the rear of the display.
Fujitsu launches on the Japanese market a laptop powered by clean wind energy called FMV-BIBLO LOOX U/C50NA. Thanks to this eco-friendly laptop, the carbon emissions will be reduced significantly ( up to 18 kilograms in its total life span). The laptop is one of the smallest in size, with a 5.6- inch screen that folds [...]
Sharp and KDDI will soon launch in Japan a new cellphone which will generate solar energy, thanks to its built-in solar panels that recharges your phone on the go. Belong this function, the mobile phone it’s also waterproof, allowing you to keep talking while having a shower.
SUPERBattery is the new device launched by Datexx that allows you to use your hand-power to charge your electronic gear. The company claims that 6 minutes of cranking can give your cell a 2 minute life, which is great if you’re in an emergency situation.
Hundreds of gallons of water are used daily in an urban home. No matter you use it for washing, cleaning, gardening or simply for a relaxing shower, eventually most of that water goes down the drain. The inventor Jin Woohan came up with an ingenious idea to power your gadgets with nothing other than water flowing [...]