CUHK researchers aim to harvest the energy created by human motion to power smartwatches and wristbands. Photo: Handout
CUHK researchers aim to harvest the energy created by human motion to power smartwatches and wristbands. Photo: Handout

Smartwatches powered by wearers: CUHK researchers aim to harvest energy from human movements

  • CUHK researchers create compact generator small enough to be embedded in smartwatches, which can harvest energy from movement
  • Users can power their own devices just by moving around, eliminating the need to ever remove smartwatches to charge them

CUHK researchers aim to harvest the energy created by human motion to power smartwatches and wristbands. Photo: Handout
CUHK researchers aim to harvest the energy created by human motion to power smartwatches and wristbands. Photo: Handout
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