Apparel and Sensor Coverings with Energy Converting, Storing and Supplying Capabilities and Other Electrical Components Integrated...

Reference#: P01308

With today's growing reliance on portable electronics, the convenience of recharging these devices is more important than ever.

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory has developed a technology that integrates a power source into wearable apparel so that a user can power electronic devices using one or more outlets integrated into the fabric. Antenna and infrared ports can also be integrated into the fabric to permit communication. The invention provides a renewable energy source in to power with electronic applications and devices.

Patent Status: U.S. patent(s) 6,388,422; 6,476,581 issued.

Dr. G. R. Jacobovitz
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