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Csiro Power Jacket Charges Your Portable Devices

Posted on November 8, 2007 by , with 11096 views

Csiro Power Jacket Charges Your Portable Devices

Following on from our article on the fire protection suit, we bring to you another jacket, which offers something similar, though with other benefits. The 'Power Jacket' is a new innovation developed by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), an Australian corporation, which not only protects but is capable of charging your portable electronics. The organisation recently received a grant of up to 4.4 million Australian Dollars, in an effort to develop a Flexible Integrated Energy Device which can be embedded in an item of clothing.

The Integrated Energy Device is intended to self-generate electrical energy, which in turn powers the wearer's devices, eradicating the necessitate for a power plug and cord. The jacket will be a breath of fresh air, for hill walkers for example, who can remain fully charged despite how far they travel. Never again fear your I-pod cutting out, or your mobile battery dying in the middle of an important call.

The jacket works by transforming the motions and movements of the body, and channelling these vibrations to form electrical energy from kinetic energy. The jacket consists of two major sections, labelled red and blue on the diagram. The red area, which resides over the shoulder, is responsible for the energy transformation process, which continually squeezes and deforms energy.

The blue areas which are located across the back and front of the vest will host a set of durable, lightweight batteries, which will store the charge and pass this onto any connected devices. No release date has been announced as of yet, since the prototype has only just been developed.

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Omg!!! Such gorgeous pohots!! Nice work trudi I just adore the black & white one of tammy & zara, but they're all so cute!! Love yer work xxx

Submitted by Malksh

Hy............ Good eve ning

Submitted by ebradojohn

I like it soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooomuch. You should market it

Submitted by allo chap

Do u plan to market it or wut????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Submitted by Anonymous

Do u plan to market it or wut????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Submitted by Anonymous

I go to west middle shool and I love this I live in rapid city south dakota

Submitted by this is th

Kewl invention might be useful,...only one problem wat if it rains? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Submitted by Anonymous

Would be great for the army

Submitted by J hiv

I have to use this for a presentation in computer applications... Perfect!!!!!! :)

Submitted by kente

Very nice..hope dat I cn use it! :lol:

Submitted by brix

:) amazing!!!!
:p hehe......

Submitted by kids_01

:d I think this invention is amazing it'll help many hikers
and people with everyday needs,
this product is so kol so i'm wondering how much is it??

Submitted by tommy

Wat if it rain? U retard. Me no like chu :?

Submitted by good splr

Thats random like tottaley

Submitted by somerandom

South park!!!!!!!! Omg u killed kenny u @#$%@%^&^ :lol:

Submitted by stan and k

Wow this ausy must really admire bery bonds :lol:

Submitted by some guy

Hey anyone lookin at dis I saw a funneh movie on u tube its called the kitty cat dance :lol:

Submitted by Anonymous

Wow this makes meh feel the world is goin high :lol:

Submitted by Anonymous

Wow this makes meh feel the world is goin high :lol:

Submitted by Anonymous

Wow you are retarded you said they spelt it wrong when you spelt it the same was fati
:p :p :p :p

Submitted by kid

Umm yeaaa thisss is soo not going to work.... Nice tryy buttt you could kill someonee>>they could get electricuteddd :(

Submitted by aliiixxx33

Bobbbbyyy your a fucking retard :d

Submitted by Saggy Ball

Bobbbbyyy you are a fucking retard :d

Submitted by Anonymous

Omg!!!! This is sooo stupid!! You would get like electricuted!!! ;)

Submitted by bobbbbyyy

You guys are weird!!!! :?

Submitted by carl

Strapping battery acid to your chest.. No thanks! But good idea just the same with the energy creation many other possible implications..

Submitted by Jak

Wow thats cool :p ;) :) :( :lol: :roll: :d :oops: :? 8) 8) 8)

Submitted by bob

This invention is super awesome you should be a superstar

Submitted by J Dog

Its to bulky plus you guys need to put a price on things. 8) :? :oops: :d :roll: :lol: :( :) ;) :p

Submitted by hgbvgfk

Not a bad idea, but I don't care much about the style tho...it looks too bulky. :?

Submitted by Joe

Wow. Wtf you guys are gay. :roll:

Submitted by Kristie

This is a cool invention... :)

Submitted by tiare

They spelled organization wrong

Submitted by Anonymous

Sure mo working na..hahhahahaha :(

Submitted by godfrey

This is a cool suit 4real now I might buy my husband one

Submitted by mrs smith

:lol: :? 8) :d :oops: :p ;) :) :(

Submitted by jm

Hiiiiiiiii :oops: :oops: :d :roll:

Submitted by edhel

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