Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com

Apr 10 2012   12:21AM GMT

Overheard talking about ambient energy scavenging

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

quotes and quotations “It happens all the time; you forget your cell phone charger at home, and your smartphone battery runs out after hours of email and Angry Birds. But what if you could recharge your cell phone using power you’ve generated simply by walking?” — Harry Kolar

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is ambient energy scavenging. Ambient energy scavenging, also called energy harvesting or power harvesting, is the process of obtaining usable energy from natural and human-made sources that surround us in the everyday environment.

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