Professor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson LeeProfessor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson Lee
Professor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson Lee

Chinese University experts develop a device that can generate power from the motion of your knee joint as you walk

  • A healthy person on average walks about 10,000 steps a day, which is enough to charge a smart band or an Apple Watch, says expert
  • The device is lightweight and can be attached to a person’s thigh and shank to transform biomechanical energy to electrical energy

Topic |   Energy
Professor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson LeeProfessor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson Lee
Professor Liao Wei-hsin from Chinese University shows the lightweight energy harvester. Photo: Dickson Lee
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.