From AZoNano:

Textiles capable of producing electricity from physical movement have been known for a while. A team of researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have gone a step further and created a fabric that can concurrently harvest energy using both motion and sunshine.

Integrating two types of electricity generation into one fabric opens new avenues to design garments that could create their own energy source to power devices such as smartphones or GPS.

 

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Image Credit:   Georgia Institute of Technology

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