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'The Matrix' lives: Human batteries

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/25/2013 @ 11:33 pm In Money | No Comments

(OILPRICE) — On average the human body produces just less than 116 watts of heat energy each day, and Fujifilm may have developed a product that can take advantage of this power.

At the Nanotech 2013 conference held in Tokyo, Japan, Fujifilm demonstrated the progress that it has made in the production of a new thermoelectric conversion material.

The material has the ability to covert differences in temperature into electricity which can be either used directly to power or charge a device, or stored in a battery. The thermoelectric conversion efficiency is the highest ever seen and allows it to produce power from even the slightest of temperature differences, such as just one degree Celsius from which it can generate several milliwatts.


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