Emergency Power: Paper Micro-Batteries for Mobile Phones

emergency power design prototype

It seems like our portable devices run out of energy just when we need a last little boost the most, hence this award-winning design to provide a jolt in dire situations.

emergency mobile phone chargers

Lightweight, mobile and recyclable, the Mini Power battery comes in three different sizes corresponding to the estimated extra life held within each: 2 hours, 4 hours or 6 hours.

emergency disposable batteries charger

Developed by Tsung Chih-Hsien, the idea is to provide people with something easy to carry but likewise simple to purchase on the go from corner stores and ultimately disposable for ease of (re)use. The concept earned its creator a Red Dot Design award but remains a conceptual prototype for now.

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See more in Various Gizmos or under Gadgets. January, 2015.