Now, Juice (Bio Battery) will drive your gadgets
Sony Japan has just announced that its latest fuel cell battery that uses not ethanol or methanol this time, but glucose extracted from grape juice and sports drinks as its source of power. The 4-cell array was demonstrated to power speakers hooked up to a Network Walkman after being duly filled with a squirt of grape extract and a tiny fan, utilizing sugar content found in a Gatorade-type sports drink. The Bio Battery, as it is dubbed, is capable of generating world record up to 50mW of power.
I’m all for it, but I surely hope ants won’t start end up starting a colony in my gadgets.
Check out the video for yourself and the (Japanese) by Sony.