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Current issue

ELEKTRO 2/2019 was released on February 13th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 11th 2019.

Topic: Electrical appliances – switching, protective, signalling and special

Main Article
Advanced power converter topology
Smart Cities (part 7)

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2019 was released on February 4th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2019.

Fairs and exhibitions
Invitation at LIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE exhibition
Prolight + Sound 2019: keep up with time
The light at For Arch 2018 fair

Public lighting
Lights of towns and communities 2018 – the meeting at the round table

AMPY: Power your devices from your motion

21.10.2014 | |

It started with a frustration we all have — a dead smartphone at the worst time. AMPY's co-founders -- Tejas Shastry, Alex Smith, and Mike Geier -- met in an

entrepreneurship class at Northwestern University during their engineering PhDs. As active urbanites, they wanted to capture the energy from our daily activities to charge their phones. They engineered a solution to do just that, creating the technology that powers AMPY (formerly known as myPowr).

AMPY is a wearable device that captures energy from your motion, turning it into power to charge your phone or any USB-powered device. AMPY captures your kinetic energy when you move and stores it, so you can recharge your smartphone when you need it the most. AMPY stores the energy you generate in the internal lithium ion battery. Simply plug in your smartphone or wearable device into the USB port to start charging. In a hurry? AMPY will charge your devices just as fast as a wall outlet. AMPY's internal battery stores about a week's worth of physical activity and stays ready to use for months. You can also recharge AMPY from a wall outlet if needed using the micro-USB port on top.

AMPY's internal battery stores about a week's worth of physical activity and stays ready to use for months. You can also recharge AMPY from a wall outlet if needed using the micro-USB port on top. 

More at getampy website or at Kickstarter.com