chargers stories

If you're going to be driving an electric car, there'd better be plenty of charging stations available along the way. That's why our parent company GE (technically our parent's parent) hired designer Yves Behar to create WattStation, a powerful charger that'll be able to top off your batteries in four to eight hours.
This unassuming wristband is one of the entries in the 2009 James Dyson Awards. It's actually a recharger that harnesses the wearer's energy thanks to the Seebeck effect, which converts temperature differences into energy. The brainchild of four French students...