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Charge Your Cell Phone By Walking Around

By TJ McCueSunday, July 27, 2014
CAD, Digital Prototyping, Manufacturing

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In developing nations, a mobile phone is the technology choice. People cannot afford to have a computer and the feature and smart phone is the path to freedom in many ways. But for most, the simple act of charging their phone is a chore, a major effort, in fact, that involves walking a long distance to find a power supply to charge the phone – a high cost of time and money. SolePower is set to change all that with its smart insole – so that you can charge your phone by walking.

CEO Matt Stanton explains that Autodesk’s Fusion360 allows him and his team to develop, test, and iterate on designs very quickly. Well, that’s a serious understatement – as you’ll hear in this short video, Matt estimates that Fusion360 lets him iterate in a fraction of the time. He can now do in 15 minutes what used to take him over a day in traditional CAD methods. That is a serious competitive advantage.

With an estimated 1.2 billion people living without access to electricity, SolePower’s elegant insole offers a way to change the world.

You can learn more at SolePower – and use one for charging your own phone while walking around town or heading deep into the backcountry on a camping trip.

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