Monday, February 27, 2012

Power Felt iPad Case

The geeks at Wake Forest University have developed a thermoelectric cloth that can turn heat into an electric charge at an economical price. Cost has been a main inhibitor of other thermoelectric cloths going mainstream, reaching $1,000 per kilogram.

Power Felt would only add $1 to an iPhone cover, or around $5 to the cost of an iPad cover to supply a charge. Wake Forest is currently in takes with investors for produce Power Felt commercially. This thermoelectric cloth would certainly require some integration into a device infracture to seamlessly supply a charge that a smartphone can utilize.

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