Soccket – The Football That Helps You Stay Connected

Posted: June 18, 2012 by konradp1 in Appliances, Connective Age, Fun, Social Impact

Millions in the developing world lack access to clean and safe electricity. That’s one of the key obstacles that keeps them from being part of the Connective Age.

Now, an innovative new football gives them a way to produce power with every kick. Soccket is a ball that during normal game play can capture and store energy, which can then later be used to provide a charge for batteries or lights. Fifteen minutes of play powers a light for up to three hours.

So let’s play – football first, and the unlimited possibilities given by the Internet just after :)

Read more? BBC

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