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Smart toys without the batteries

Smart toys without the batteries

Jul 20, 2017 United States
The greatest challenge in entertaining young children is keeping their toys powered up. Now, one group reports that they are one step closer to battery-free interactive games.
Energy harvesting smart street in London

Energy harvesting smart street in London

Jul 5, 2017 United Kingdom
Visitors will be able to enjoy a traffic-free shopping and dining experience in an environment showcasing the latest in sustainable technologies. Bird Street are partnering with a host of tech visionaries including Pavegen who manufactures an award-winning electricity and data generating flooring technology.
Electricity generating gym made from recycled aerosol cans

Electricity generating gym made from recycled aerosol cans

Jun 30, 2017 United Kingdom
Fixtures such as the spinning bike or cross trainer can light up the central rig meaning that exercise enthusiasts of any ability can compete against one another to produce the most power and illuminate their surroundings.
From automated to cognitive: A brief history of building automation

From automated to cognitive: A brief history of building automation

Jun 26, 2017
Cognitive buildings is not just the latest buzzword, it feels like a most natural evolution of what we think of today as a move towards smarter buildings.
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KELK to launch thermoelectric generation-applied products

KELK to launch thermoelectric generation-applied products

Jun 26, 2017 Japan
KELK Ltd is starting full-scale production and sales of three types of thermoelectric generation-applied products in June this year.
The exciting future of light energy

The exciting future of light energy

Jun 22, 2017 Australia
In a world of growing energy needs, and a global imperative to halt carbon emissions, a tiny 'quasiparticle' called an exciton could provide the answer to our problems.
Urine powered displays

Urine powered displays

Jun 20, 2017
PEE POWER has been given a prime location at Glastonbury Festival just a few hundred metres from the Pyramid stage to showcase turning urine into electricity.
100 kW airborne wind energy system

100 kW airborne wind energy system

Jun 14, 2017 Netherlands
The TU Delft spin-off Kitepower is developing a 100 kW airborne wind energy system to complement diesel generators in remote locations with a cost-competitive green energy solution.
Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

Texas team debuts battery-less pacemaker

Jun 8, 2017 United States
A wireless, battery-less pacemaker that can be implanted directly into a patient's heart is being introduced.
New look stackable wind turbine

New look stackable wind turbine

Jun 6, 2017 15 Iceland
Small vertical axis wind turbines for telecom towers and residential applications such as homes, cabins and farms.
Nature inspired wind turbine

Nature inspired wind turbine

Jun 2, 2017 1 France
The Aeroleaf is a micro wind turbine developed to capture urban winds, accumulate watts and produce kilowatts.