Monday, July 30, 2007

Get up and dance

BoingBoing reports on a system to convert the power of moving people into energy via a subfloor. "Designed for a railways system, Tad Jusczyk and James Graham's "Crowd Farm" would consist of sub-floor that moves slightly as people walk across it." And here's this gem:
And while the farm is an urban vision, the dynamo-floor principle can also be applied to capturing energy at places like rock concerts, too. "Greater movement of people could make the music louder," suggests Jurcyzk.
Boing Boing: Crowd Farm to collect energy

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