E-Bag cools your drink while walking

It might not be the most desirable product at the begin of the winter season when we think more about keeping warm but the E-Bag concept from Hungarian designer Apor Püspöki is too cool to pass over without mentioning. The E-Bag has an integrated cooling system which is driven by a rotating handle attached to…

Ardica Power Jacket system

Our coverage around wearable power in the consumer space is usually about heating of gloves and other garments. The wearable power system from Ardica is adding a new dimension/function to heated clothing by using the available power to recharge most of the gadgets everyone is having in the pockets on a day out in the…

iPod charging shoes?

Right after the military sponsored Wearable Power prize was announced, Japanese innovation and telecom giant NTT comes up with a (kind of) consumer version of wearable power in form of a power generating shoe. Their power shoe design is able to generate 1.2 watts of electricity, “a level sufficient to run an iPod mobile music…

Wearable Power Prize Competition Winner

The Department of Defense (DoD) found the winner for their $1 million Wearable Power Prize competition. Many interesting ideas and concepts have been submitted ranging from individual inventors to larger corporations. And the winner is: the DuPont/Smart Fuel Cell (SFC) Team building the lightest wearable system that provides an average of 20 watts of power…