Samsung has filed a new patent in WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) on the development of " smart clothes " with its own power generator .
What was shown
Smart clothing from Samsung will be able to charge gadgets and perform other useful functions without requiring recharging your own battery. It will generate the energy of the movement of its owner. Special sensors located on The entire surface will collect information about the user activity, therefore, most likely, such clothes can become and fitness tracker .
How much energy can generate an invention - in Samsung does not clarify, but the patent mentions " light battery of small capacity " .
" The present invention relates to portable electronic device that activates the sensor with The use of electrical energy generated by an electric generator, and determines the activity of the user on based on data from sensor " , - it says in document.
This technology can be used both in clothes, and shoes, trousers and even gloves and hats.
Perhaps, this clothing will join the collection of the Samsung The HumanFit brand, which Last year he presented a " smart suit " and special clutch with built-in solar panels for recharging gadgets.
A that u other
Smart clothes - far from a twist for a spoiled user. AT this year Google and Levi's A smart jumper, Commuter Trucker Jacket, that can manage gadgets for Bluetooth: receive calls, switch songs to player , etc.
In addition, there are sports suits that track health status, hats with BT-headset , sneakers with activity tracking and route and even socks with RFID tags that never will be lost.
Source: Lets Go Digital
Read in Russian: Samsung запатентовала смарт-одежду, генерирующую энергию человека