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Charles Murray
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Re: Marketing was having fun
Charles Murray   7/15/2013 6:42:13 PM
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Admittedly, TJ, their choice of proximity is a little odd.

JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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Re: Marketing was having fun
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   7/15/2013 4:32:52 PM
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I know, TJ – I thought the same thing – interesting choice of mannequin placement for the Ad.  Those voids usually do bring a charge.  Oh! School Yard fodder!

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Power from Heat -- and from Smell-?
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   7/15/2013 4:27:21 PM
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Looking at the material description used in the laminates of the sleeping bag, I bet that it's very hot to sleep in (like sleeping in a plastic wrap). Guessing it doesn't breathe too well.  Wonder if you'll able to harvest power from the odiferous smell of BO that builds up in it-?  

Elizabeth M
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Re: Don't think small
Elizabeth M   7/15/2013 5:40:28 AM
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Glad you're excited about this TJ. ;) And good point that there is so much more that can be done with this. I think as it's just a prototype now, the fabric and technology can certainly be expanded in the future. And I just wrote a story that's not posted yet about researchers that developed electricity-conducting yarn that can be woven into fabric for all sorts of applications. So I think this type of clothing will become very popular in the future.

vimalkumarp
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Re: energy harvesting
vimalkumarp   7/14/2013 1:46:58 AM
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it is about structural health monitoring of aircraft using wireless sensor networks powered by energy harvesting . will share more details later.

Pubudu
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Re: energy harvesting
Pubudu   7/14/2013 1:06:04 AM
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@vimalkumarp congratulations kumar, what Is the PHD thesis all about I would like to know more about it if you like to share. 

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Re: energy harvesting
Pubudu   7/13/2013 2:27:31 PM
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@ Shehan,,true this is only the first step, think a while how many things that we meet in a day today activities which generate some heat and move. 

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Re: energy harvesting
Pubudu   7/13/2013 2:20:51 PM
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@a.saji true it should utilize effective and efficient way.

We should pay more attention to this kind of energy harvesting methods which is use the unused things as a source of energy, rather than depending on other things like petroleum or water. 

vimalkumarp
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Re: energy harvesting
vimalkumarp   7/13/2013 2:20:25 PM
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@Pubudu: My PhD thesis is partly on energy harvesting. i agree with you that there are many ways and identifying them is an important step.

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Re: energy harvesting
Pubudu   7/13/2013 2:15:49 PM
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@vimalkumarp exactly, there may be lot of unknown ways of harvesting the energy. The real challenge is identifying those.  

Elizabeth thanks for highlighting those for others knowledge.

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