Monday, June 10, 2013
Are Power-Generating Shoes The Future?
We all know we generate energy with every strike of the foot while running - is it possible to harness that power? A group of students at Rice University in Texas certainly think so, and have created a prototype that can harness enough energy from a heel strike to power a small electronic device. Check out the video below - I get the feeling they are onto something pretty cool, particularly in this era of the quantified self.