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  • April 19, 2016

    The Kinetic Tourist by Glace Lawrence

    Photo: Wilerson S. Andrade Creative Commons License

      What if we could consciously choose vacations where we use our bodies as kinetic tools to give host communities power?  This could be the future of a whole new kind of ecotourism.   Instead of travelling to natural environments to support conservation efforts, the kinetic tourist could vacation in urban spaces using new technology to leave powerful […]

  • October 9, 2015

    Using Kinetic Power to Charge Phones to Cars Enroute

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              Tyler had it all in place: first row tickets to see Emma’s favourite group and a new electric car to take her there. He couldn’t lose…until he ran out of power, 20 blocks from the concert hall. If only he’d remembered to charge at lunchtime… or found a way to create […]

  • July 9, 2015

    How 3 American Startups Put Your Body’s Kinetic Energy to Work

    The future of kinetic energy harvesting technology is bright. Experts think it will help open the door to a range of technological innovations that will be powered, not by batteries, but by the world around them. Our bodies’ everyday movements may soon power electronic sensors, medical implants, or our smartwatch. What many people don’t realize […]

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