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Flexible, wearable: the era of anywhere and everywhere battery is upon us

They have applications in several fields, including wearable medical devices and biomedical sensors


Pranjal Sharma

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Remember the time when consumers could detach batteries from mobile phones? If the phone was old or overused, the battery was simply replaced. 

Later, phone makers sealed the batteries, but the concept of battery swapping has been reinvented. Now, battery swapping and changing have emerged as a popular concept for electric passenger cars and two-wheelers.

From phones to wearables, batteries have become an integral part of our daily lives. Batteries are becoming flexible to widen their usage in unprecedented ways. 
A recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report on Emerging Technologies of 2023 put flexible batteries on top of the list. 

“Flexible batteries have
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First Published: Jul 23 2023 | 3:46 PM IST

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