Just in time for the UK uber-festival, Glastonbury, Orange has introduced a dance-powered phone charger, limited numbers of which will be fielded across the Glastonbury site.
The the 4.25 x 2.5-inch / 180-gram velcro and elastic band Orange Dance Charge is a portable phone charger powered through the kinetic movement of a system of weighs and magnets, which move as you groove. The system inside an arm strap, which also contains a storage battery for holding energy you create.
When your mobile phone runs out of power, you only have to connect the storage battery up to your mobile phone. The system was developed with renewable energy company, GotWind.
Now if they can develop something similar for iPods, digital cameras and other devices then we’d be talking. Read more.