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    News - At last, a remote that doesn't require batteries

    A couple of Japanese firms have teamed up to develop a prototype remote control that generates its own power.
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    Re: News - At last, a remote that doesn't require batteries

    Pah - This is why we have children.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: News - At last, a remote that doesn't require batteries

    is this a wind-up?

    actually, no
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    Re: News - At last, a remote that doesn't require batteries



    a real wind-up remote
    @ £19.99

    Given that remotes seem so low power (batteries last a year or more),
    something like the kinetic wristwatch would even work - which may be what they are doing here.

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    Re: News - At last, a remote that doesn't require batteries

    My guess is this is like those watches that charge as you walk... the remote will charge as you chuck it about, and given that what most people tend to do when the remote is flaky is to shake it... winner?

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    With the amount of talent(less) shows on TV, perhaps it runs on cheese?
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