Konarka And Textronics Develop Power Generating Clothes

Posted: Sep 29 2005, 10:12am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 4:34pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

Konarka and Textronics Develop Power Generating Clothes
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Konarka Technologies, Inc. and Textronics, Inc. announced to create prototype garments and fashion accessories with portable, wearable power-generation capabilities.
The technology will utilize Konarka’s light-activated Power Plastic and the Textronics electronic textile systems to provide renewable, wearable energy sources for personal electronic devices. Textronics is a developer and producer of electro-textiles or e-textiles, which are fabric systems that can conduct, warm, illuminate or sense.
Konarka is a developer of polymer photovoltaic products that provide a source of renewable power in a variety of form factors for commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications. Konarka’s photovoltaic nanotechnology is focused on delivering lightweight, flexible, scalable and manufacturable products.
More details in this press-release. First seen on PhysOrg.

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