Are you fed up of reading low battery indication in your Smartphone ? Are you a victim of low battery ? Are you tired of charging your Smartphone’s again & again ?
Now charging your smartphone would not be a issue any more. Yeah, you read it right ! As you can charge your smartphone with a cup of hot Coffee or a cup of cold Beer.
Epiphany Labs have come with an innovation of a useful concept that can not only help you to charge up your devices but also keep them active always. And the name of the innovation is “Epiphany One Puck”.
The Epiphany One Puck is a unique coaster-sized device that can charge your Smartphone’s by harnessing the power of hot and cold drinks. One Puck is a portable, compact, round shaped device with two sides i.e. red & blue one. The Red side is for charging cellphones with the help of hot beverages like Coffee or Tea. While the blue side is for cold beverages such as Beer or Ice Tea.
The question may arise in you mind that what are the type of devices compatible for charging with One Puck ? Well the new is pretty good for the users. As all versions of the iPhone and iPod and almost all Android smartphones can be charged using One Puck. Technically One puck will charge all those Smartphone’s that requires 1000 mA or less power.
Well the technology involved behind the working of the One Puck is the concept of the Stirling Engine. The functionality of the Sterling Engine it to convert the heat into the energy by utilizing the compression and expansion of the air. Conceptually, increased intensity of the hotness and the coldness at the surface of the object will generate power accordingly. So more the hot or the cold is the surface, more will be the power generated.
Although there is no certainty on the time taken by the device to charge your Smartphone’s. As the time will be dependent on the temperature at the surface of the object. Also One Puck will not work with every sorts of beverages. The beverage should be either very hot or very cold in order to create appropriate heat difference.
The cost of the Epiphany One Puck basic version is 115 $. While that for engraved version is 135$. The device is expected to arrive the market by the earliest of March 2014.
What I Think
Epiphany One Puck it is portable and compact device that can easily find a place in your pocket, purse or briefcase. And is best suited for travelers for charging their Smarphone’s. As they would not be worried about finding a charging point while visiting different places.
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