January 11, 2009 Kinesis' K2 device combines a wind turbine, solar panel and internal 3800mAh battery to create a smart charger for all your handheld gadgets The device can be left in a sunny or windy place during the day and can be charge the internal battery 20 hours via wind alone or 8 hours via solar (in direct sunlight) or presumably less than 8 hours by both simultaneously.

There is a USB port which is used to transfer power from it's internal battery to phones, music players, etc.

NEW ATLAS NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

Upgrade to a Plus subscription today, and read the site without ads.

It's just US$19 a year.

UPGRADE NOW

More information about price and availability is available on the Kinesis Industries website.

Dave Weinstein

View gallery - 2 images