Researchers investigate turning clothes into electrical chargers

Summary:Would you like to charge your mobile phone without ever having to plug into an electrical outlet?

Would you like to charge your mobile phone without ever having to plug into an electrical outlet?

The University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University are both developing materials to enable the storage of energy inside clothing. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das explores the schools' work on "smart" clothes.

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This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

Topics: Innovation

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