Gallery: Ubiquitous Energy Developing Transparent Stick-On Solar Cells ...

 

Portable gadgets, like smartphones and tablets, have changed the way we consume information and communicate, but at this stage they all have one common flaw: they need to be tethered to the wall for a few hours to recharge their batteries. From portable solar panels to kinetic energy harvesting, we’ve seen several clever ideas aimed at generating energy on the go, but a new startup called Ubiquitious Energy promises to revolutionize the way we power our mobile devices. The company plans to develop see-through solar cells that can be installed on top of tablet screens, keeping your iPad running all day long.

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