EEVblog 1383 – Human Battery Energy Harvesting BUSTED

It’s peltier thermoelectric generator TEG time again! This time the University of Colorado Boulder claim to have a new flexible TEG device you can stick on your skin that can power wearable and Internet of Things devices. It’s The Matrix! and the media are lapping it up. Can your body generate enough power for a smart watch or internet of things gadget? Dave runs the numbers… The paper: https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/7/eabe0586 UoC

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