Monthly Archive: August 2007

8-28-07-sensory-appeal

Fiber Optic Field of Dreams

Believe it or not, there are people who lie awake at night thinking about how to improve synthetic turf. And they’ve done it. Sportexe, known as a leader in synthetic turf systems, has developed something that Forbes magazine dubbed “Turf TV.”

8-14-07-green-hot

Putting Energy to Work, and Vice Versa

ModeLab is betting its future on sustainable phones that run off renewable energy. For example, one of its concept phones can be hung around your neck to grab a little solar action. Another is a sports phone recharged by your workout. This particular piece of evidence is more than a techie idea-it’s a sign that the electronics industry is stepping up to the challenge of Green Hot in a big way.