Swiss Startup Develops Wearable Sensor To Harvest Energy From Human Body

Mithras technology human body energy harvesting sensors
The core of Mithras technology, the thermoelectric foil, consists of a sequence of semiconductor elements connected with conductive metal. At the top (in red) is the thermal interface. (Photo credit: Mithras Technology)
Researchers at the ETH spin-off Mithras Technology have developed wearable thermoelectric generator (TEG) sensors that can harvest energy from the wearer’s own body. Wearable devices like hearing aids are extremely […]
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