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SOCCKET: Energy-Generating Soccer Ball Kicks Off Production
Posted By Charley Cameron On March 16, 2013 @ 12:41 pm In carousel showcase,Design,eco kids,Environment,green gadgets,Green Lighting,Inhabitots,Innovation,Interactive Objects,Kinetic Energy,News,Renewable Energy | 3 Comments
A few years ago Uncharted Play  unveiled designs for an energy-generating soccer ball  that can generate power through play—and now the company has launched a Kickstarter campaign  to go into full-scale production of the SOCCKET ball. Able to power an LED light  for three hours after just 30 minutes of play, SOCCKET’s creators intend for the ball to provide a fun source of much-needed electricity for young people in the developing world—in areas where many still rely on kerosene lamps or candlelight in order to work after sundown. With their Kickstarter campaign rapidly gaining support, Uncharted Play hopes to be able to ramp up production of the SOCCKET to distribute the devices to communities in need around the globe.
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/03/SOCCKET-Power-Generating-Soccer-Ball-Kickstarter-Campaign-Light-Uncharted-Playing.jpg
 Uncharted Play: http://unchartedplay.com/
 energy-generating soccer ball: http://www.inhabitots.com/energy-generating-soccer-ball-brings-power-to-developing-nations/
 Kickstarter campaign: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/unchartedplay/soccket-the-energy-harnessing-soccer-ball
 LED light: http://inhabitat.com/green-lighting
 READ MORE >: http://www.inhabitots.com/soccket-the-energy-generating-soccer-ball-ramps-up-production-using-kickstarter/
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