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Researchers Power Cell Phone With Their Voices

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Dec 4, 2008, 4:33 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

A team of researchers in Texas has created a new material that can use the audio signal created by your voice to create enough electricity to power a cell phone. According to them, a certain type of piezoelectric material at 21 nanometers in diameter, it can increase the energy production of that material by 100 percent. The technology could be applied to cell phones, and other low-powered electronics devices. Such devices could then operate without a battery.

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Dec 5, 2008, 2:54 AM

I have a question!!

if they made this efficient enough they would be able to hook it up to a speaker and it would produce enough sound to power itself FOREVER! hmm...
Too much work.

Use speakerphone mode.

NEVER run out of battery again.

Dec 4, 2008, 6:58 PM

I will never be without cell power...

... If I let my wife bitch me out over the phone. Now if I could only figure out how to hook her phone up to the Gas and Electric... 😳
LOMO 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 If only
Who knew that Ric Flair and Mariah Carey could actually solve our energy crises? 🤣

Random chick: hey, what are you doing?
Me: How the HELL did you get my number?
Random chick: oh, off of myspace.
Me: (insert rant about how I can't stand underage girls, MySpace, or the movie Twilight)

And this, thanks to technology, is...
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