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New Body Heat-Powered Smartwatch Now Gets Solar Cell Power Too

I am sure you remember the revolutionary body heat-powered smartwatch from Matrix Industries called PowerWatch. Of course, we all remember because, it was not too long along the X model was shipped to buyers who dived into the PowerWatch X pre-sale. That was barely three months ago, but already, the company is pushing out the second-generation PowerWatch, simply called PowerWatch 2. Damn. Why do I feel sorry for the and PowerWatch X buyers? I mean, seriously, the gen 2 body heat-powered smartwatch packs a long list of new features. Continue reading New Body Heat-Powered Smartwatch Now Gets Solar Cell Power Too

Meet Powerwatch, The Smartwatch That Never Needs To Be Charged

If you have been putting back the idea of acquiring a smartwatch because there’s one-too-many thing to charge in your life, well, then startup Matrix Industries have news for you: you don’t have to because, the company’s first smartphone is powered by you. Dubbed Powerwatch, this multipurpose smartwatch’s built-in battery needs no recharging; all it needs is your body heat. The combination of low power electronics and advanced thermoelectric technology allows the watch to feed off the heat generated by your body. According to Matrix Industries, our body, when at rest, generates about 100 watts of electricity and that number spikes significantly, to around 1 kW when we exercises, thus making our body an ideal battery charging source. Continue reading Meet Powerwatch, The Smartwatch That Never Needs To Be Charged