Motorola Inc. and a London based energy provider FreePlay Energy Group has
collaborated in brining consumers the first wind-up battery-cum-charger. With
dual energy options, the product, aptly named FreeCharge can be powered by
FreePlay’s self sufficient wind-up technology or charged by the conventional
DC input via the phone’s adapter.
45-60 second wind-up will provide up to three to five minutes extra of
As power on the battery diminishes, users will be able to wind it up for that
extra power to run the phone for as long as it is needed until a more permanent
power source is located/available. A 45-60 second wind-up will provide up to
three to five minutes extra of talk time on the low-battery phone.
The self sufficient energy source provides users with extended usage of their
mobile phones, as well as being a source of freedom for the users.