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Are there electricity producing shoes?


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July 14, 2009 3:04AM

Yes and no. There is a design for shoes containing a small piezoelectric pad under the heel that generates a tiny pulse of current with every step. It's not very much power, not even enough to power a cell phone (it could handle a watch). However, I don't believe there are any mass produced models on the market anywhere.