Wearable generator

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A wearable generator is an article of clothing that contains some form of electrical generation system built in. The concept encompasses a variety of generation systems intended to supply small amounts of power to keep portable electronics in a good state of charge though natural motions of the body.


This article of clothing has the ability to convert the movements of the wearer into electricity using nano-ion pumps.[1] It is based on nanotechnology and has the ability to generate electricity for the purposes of building muscle mass and improving coordination.[2] Emergency workers like firemen and paramedics could use chest-implanted sensors to create a floor plan of unfamiliar buildings; making a rookie perform his job as efficiently as a veteran.[3] With cameras becoming cheaper and smaller, wearable generators may also serve as a quick method to recharge the batteries on those devices.[4] The environmental burden of disposing used batteries has contributed to e-waste; something that wearable generators may drastically reduce.[5] Enough energy can theoretically be harnessed from a person's body heat to power a smartphone or tablet.[6]

Using the Nike ONE concept car, drivers in their physical peak (those who exercise between 60 minutes and 120 minutes per day) can travel up to 230 miles per hour or 370 kilometres per hour.[2] A series of non-invasive bioports on the driver's hands are transceived from the wearable generator to the vehicle's central processing unit. The first wearable generator will emerge in the year with the invention of the Spark Suit by the Nike Sport Research Lab.[1] Hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, obesity, and type 2 diabetes may someday be virtually eradicated thanks to the Spark Suit.[1] Even small nations with an active population can produce massive amounts of bio-electricity through a wearable generator; ending their dependence on fossil fuels.[1]

Two of the essential parts of producing a wearable generator are a plurality of coils in addition to a magnet that generates a magnetic field for the product. A support anchor point serves its purpose in keeping the magnet away from getting frictionally involved with a fixed surface. If the magnet is allowed to engage in frictional contact with another surface, then the wearable generator would break down. The process of making a wearable generator is very complex; with the assembly line worker having to go through a 17-step process in manufacturing each individual device.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d "Spark Suit information". Serious Wheels. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Spark Suit information (second reference)". Diseno-Art. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ "MIT Hacks Kinect Laser For A Wearable Map Generator For Firefighters". Tech Crunch. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  4. ^ "A Technology for Soft and Wearable Generators". Intech. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  5. ^ "Wearable generators to power battery life in your equipment". Gizmo Watch. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  6. ^ "Wearable Fabric Could Power Your iPhone". Design News. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  7. ^ "All about Wearable generator devices". Google Patents. Retrieved 2013-05-31.