October 25, 2007

Vibrations power more than just pleasure

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wireless-bridge-sensor.jpgTypically making news for the latest "toys", vibrations are powering much more than personal pleasure. Using kinetic energy from passing traffic, researchers are finding ways to power various sensors for bridges.

"This allows companies to monitor the bridge (ice conditions, traffic flows, health status, et al) without the need for battery maintenance, up to decades in theory."

The thought of energy going green by way of good vibrations is sure to pleasure the planet.

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