A new battery recharging solution from Israel promises to recharge smartphones in just 30 seconds, with nanotechnology synthesizing artificial molecules. The new battery stores a higher charge, and while it is still far too large to use while on the go, StoreDot hopes a slim model will be available by 2016.
As the number of smartphone owners is expected to reach almost 1.75 billion by the end of the year, finding new mobile charging solutions will be critical.
"These are new materials, they have never been developed before," said Doron Myersdorf, StoreDot founder and CEO.
"We live in a power hungry world... people are constantly chasing a power outlet," said Zack Weisfeld, Microsoft Ventures Head of Europe & Global Accelerator Program. "StoreDot has the potential to solve this real big problem. They still have some way to go, to deal with size of battery and power cycle rounds, but if solvable, it's a very big breakthrough."