Power generating shoe insert

SolePower is an energy harvesting company bringing a power generating shoe insert to market. The technology is ideal for powering mobile electronic devices such as cell phones and GPS. Early adopters in the US will be outdoor enthusiasts and SolePower technology has additional applications in the military, developing nations, and other commercial markets…
 The founders developed the first prototype at Carnegie Mellon University, as part of their capstone mechanical engineering design project. The task was “design a product that solves a problem for students”. The first prototype was demoed at CMU and in Washington D.C. and featured in local newspapers. SolePower was founded by Matthew Stanton and Hahna Alexander in September, 2012.