Leading the project is Dr Sang-Woo Kim at the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, who hinted at future projects: “Sound power can be used for various novel applications including cellular phones that can be charged during conversations and sound-insulating walls near highways that generate electricity from the sound of passing vehicles.” [IT Times via The Telegraph]
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