Guys, have you ever dreamt of that your i-phone can be re-charged by the Sunlight?
In the era of smartphones where every day we see a new invention coming up be it in terms of aaps or low-cost phones hitting the market to drag the buyers towards them Apple is losing its market share. Apple has always been criticized for lack of innovation in its smartphone.
But on 5th Feb 2013 the smartphone giant has been granted patent for a technology that will be a revolution in mobile industry. Apple has developed a touch screen which is integrated with solar panel. The solar panel consists of electrodes which can store the solar energy. The stored energy can be utilized in charging the phone. With integration of both the touch sensors and the solar panel into the same stack-up, compactness of the device can be retained. Additionally, the integrated touch sensor and solar panel can also be used for optical sensing.
Today all of us are infested with charisma of smart phones but some time we get upset by it’s average battery life. Recently an alternative in terms of wireless charging has also available to the users. But wireless charging seems to be inconvenient as user needs to buy separate accessories for this.
If the technology turns out to be commercially viable, then once again Apple can change the world.
Let wait and watch for the launch of solar powered i-phone !!