A bright idea is powering new technology….inside this Sacramento workshop.
Zack Spencer and his Dad just received a patent for a charger they developed which takes energy from people and turns it into power.
Here’s one way it works – it takes the contraction and expansion of the chest muscle and turns it into electricity.
The two plugged into the idea as a way to power cell phones, laptops and medical devices.
You can wear the charger anywhere on your body sitting or sleeping. But the less you move-the less energy you make.
The prototype -is aluminum but ideally it would be plastic and smaller.
The two-who have created other products for the military-say this charger would also be helpful in battle.