Micromax launches solar handset in India

Micromax, one of the largest Indian mobile phone brands, plans to launch a phone with a built-in solar charger. The handset, to be released shortly, will charge in 3 hours to support 1.5 hours of talktime, and uses Intivation’s SunBoost3 technology to supply the best possible solar charge. Rahul Sharma, co-founder and executive director, Micromax, […]

Mobile World Congress 2012

Intivation will be present once more at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, held from 27 February to 1 March at the Fira de Barcelona. We will exhibit, together with our partners Q-Mo Solar and A-Solar, at booth 1F53, where just like every year we will showcase the latest innovations built with our technology. […]

Solar cell with 100% efficiency

Engadget reports today that scientists have discovered a way to produce solar cells that can capture 100% of the energy contained in the sunlight that reached them: Researchers over at the National Renewable Energy Lab have reportedly made the first solar cell with an external quantum efficiency over 100 percent. Quantum efficiency relates to the number of […]

Increased battery life #1 desire

The Mobile Indian published a striking result of a recent poll organised by Nokia to determine user’s preferences for an affordable phone to reach ‘the next billion’, one of the big themes is telecommunications: Just a fraction under 20 per cent of the total people, who took part in the Nokia’s poll for the ‘Next […]