This technology offer is a flexible and stretchable printed battery that provides seamless charging method via sweat. This battery is small (2x2cm) and can be charged with only 2mL of sweat to provide 20hrs worth of power. The battery can be used as either the primary or secondary source of power and can be printed on a variety of materials such as textiles. It contains no heavy metals or toxic chemicals which eliminates the problem of harmful electronic waste. The battery is also highly durable and can withstand strain from daily activities. Also, the slim nature of battery makes it less intrusive and allows for wider design options for wearable electronics.
This technology is a flexible and stretchable printed battery that can be charged by sweat. Features of this technology are as follows;
The uses of this technology are for industries that are interested in wearable electronics or battery manufacturers. Potentials applications include but are not limited to:
The technology owner is looking to out-license this technology to developers or manufacturers in the wearable electronics or battery industry.
The wearable electronics market is expected to growth at a CAGR of 18% to be worth US$265.4B by 2026. This technology can address the intrusive charging issue of the wearable electronics market.