What if the uncomfortable nature of clothing could be turned into free energy??”

Inhabitat What if the uncomfortable nature of clothing could be turned into free energy??”

see this from Bridgette Meinhold, 10/21/09

http://www.ecouterre.com/4390/human-powered-dresses-convert-movement-into-electricity/

When clothing is restrictive or otherwise uncomfortable, you pull, pinch, and generally exert more energy than the act of wearing it alone requires. But what if you wore uncomfortable and restrictive clothing on purpose“Captain Electric and Battery Boy,” developed by XS Labs, is a collection of three dresses that use energy from movement to generate electricity, either in the form of lights or sound. Instead of camouflaging the power-generating mechanisms, however, the Captain Electric dresses integrate those features in a visible way, with a deeper, almost philosophic motive.

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