Photo courtesy of Physorg.com
By searching my blog readers can find that I have endeavoured to comment in posts about new mobile phone technology developments, and some of those developments can be really quite novel. It will come as no surprise, then, my posting about this new development called Power Trekk, a device that can converts a small amount (a spoonful apparently) of water, be it sea water or fresh water.
Using a technology (created by swedish company myFC Ab) called FuelCellSticker™ it extracts benefits from Hydrogen (http://www.myfuelcell.se/hydrogen/) by adapting "foils and adhesives....these form a flexible assembly less than 2,75mm (~0,1 inch) thick. They are reliably and efficiently produced via a roll to roll, high volume manufacturing process. Since the hydrogen fuel can be supplied from several alternative sources, the system is “flexifuel”. According to performance and cost requirements of a market application, we select the appropriate source of hydrogen. The fuel cell inside all our products is a completely passive system. Without fans or pumps, the fuel cell silently converts hydrogen into electricity via the Proton Exchange Membrane. The only bi-product from the fuel cell is a little water vapor. To operate, hydrogen must be supplied to the fuel cell, and the fuel cell must be exposed to the open air." (http://www.myfuelcell.se/technology/).
There is further reading about this development at Physorg.com online (www.physorg.com/news/2012-02-mobile-battery.html), which ran an article about it and included discussion on other developments, too.
Additional discussion of technology developments relating to generating power - follow links:
Power generated from backpack
Power generated from voice
Power generated from finger motion
Power generated by standardising chargers
Power generated from a suitcase
Power generated from longlife batteries