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July 04, 2013

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What's most interesting about the flex power patent is the photovoltaic option. The obvious reason is that it supplies a trickle of power during the day, but it can also provide wireless charging without additional inductive charging receiver. Just an intense light source in the optimum part of the spectrum for photovoltaic charging, a tanning bed for your iWatch. But wait, there's more! If the PVC cells are fairly small so they can be completely covered by a finger, the band can be an input device for wipes and even a passcode to unlock the phone.

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