Thursday, July 05, 2007

The Dawning of the Cyborg Age

The BBC is reporting that scientists have developed a tiny generator that is powered by vibration.

A tiny generator powered by natural vibrations could soon be helping keep heart pacemakers working....Using the tiny generator also made it possible to use larger numbers of sensors because there was no longer the need to visit them to replace or recharge batteries, said Dr Beeby...In a pacemaker the beating of the human heart would be strong enough to keep the magnets inside the device wobbling. |Good vibes power tiny generator - BBC|

Sweet, I like that even better than the blood sugar generator I blogged about earlier.

Via Slashdot.

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