Our world has an ever-increasing thirst for power.
Our machines, automobiles, and factories, all demand it.
But a lot of the power we use is wasted.
Over 30 trillion watt hours of warmth per 12 months are wasted by energy vegetation alone, sufficient to energy the complete world.
And the environment is a part of the collateral injury.
Over 15 billion batteries are thrown away in landfills yearly.
At Matrix, we needed to create a expertise that makes the way in which we use power extra environment friendly and extra intimate.
We needed to start out with an issue everybody has skilled first-hand, feeling pissed off when your digital gadget runs out of energy, if you want it essentially the most.
There hasn’t been any innovation to unravel this drawback and that acquired us excited to unravel it utilizing our thermoelectric expertise.
After 5 years and several other prototypes, we’re introducing our first product: The Matrix PowerWatch.
It’s a smartwatch that’s Powered by You.
It really works by changing your individual physique warmth to electrical energy, and the most effective half is – you by no means should cost it.
The watch comes alive as a result of it’s Powered by You.
The human physique at relaxation emits 100 watts as warmth much like that of an incandescent gentle bulb.
When exercising, that quantity jumps to 1 kilowatt, much like the typical energy we use in a house.
What’s so cool about this watch is that as you train and your pores and skin will get hotter, the PowerWatch generates extra energy.
It’s acquired a singular energy meter that reveals how a lot electrical energy your physique has generated proper on the face of the watch.
We are able to do some thrilling issues with this expertise, like precisely measure the quantity of energy you burn.
Our thermoelectric expertise measures the quantity of warmth you’ve generated from the energy you’ve consumed.
It’s additionally full of all of the options you’d anticipate in a smartwatch.
It has sensors to trace each exercise and sleep high quality.
We’re designing changeable watch faces to fit your temper.
We’ve additionally constructed micro-applications so you are able to do extra than simply inform the time.
And naturally, it syncs along with your telephone and your account within the cloud.
Are you into operating? Mountaineering? Trailblazing? It really works even higher if you’re out and about, particularly in chilly climate.
Because you by no means should cost it or change the batteries, it’s very nicely sealed and waterproof to 50 meters.
And in case you ever take it off, it will fall asleep and retailer all of your knowledge.
Once you put it again on, it comes again to life.
We’ve carried out a lot of the onerous work.
We’ve a number of dozen working prototypes and a ton of information, so we all know it really works.
The PowerWatch has been vetted and authorized by Arrow Electronics.
We have introduced on Andrea Ponti, a world-class smartwatch designer.
Our engineering and manufacturing is headed up by Larry Tsai in Hong Kong, who has helped quite a few wearable firms, like Fitbit, ship tens of millions of items.
And to make sure all of it comes collectively, we have introduced on Bal Singh, as our manufacturing director.
He has over 20 years of producing expertise bringing merchandise to market.
Now we’re able to go to market and we’re so near the end line.
Your funds will go in the direction of the ultimate manufacturing tooling to fabricate the PowerWatch.
Be a part of our marketing campaign as we speak in order that we will get this watch into your fingers.
We would be thrilled to have you ever on this journey in order that we will harness the world’s wasted warmth.