Solar powered 'Self-Filling water bottle' .

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Solar powered 'Self-Filling water bottle' .

Post by bindeweede » Mon May 08, 2017 8:30 pm

It does however get depressing sometimes seing someone trot out a clearly stupid idea (like fontus), get $300 000 of crowd funder money, and design awards. They then proceeded to work out that I was right all along, and eventually reinvent a very VERY poor ripoff of a commercial peltier dehumidifier.
.... and now... after all that..... they've just won a 'top 4 Austrian startup' award.

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Video could do with a fair bit of editing, imo, but still worth watching.

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Re: Solar powered 'Self-Filling water bottle' .

Post by Matt » Tue May 09, 2017 2:58 pm

bindeweede wrote:
It does however get depressing sometimes seing someone trot out a clearly stupid idea (like fontus), get $300 000 of crowd funder money, and design awards. They then proceeded to work out that I was right all along, and eventually reinvent a very VERY poor ripoff of a commercial peltier dehumidifier.
.... and now... after all that..... they've just won a 'top 4 Austrian startup' award.

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Video could do with a fair bit of editing, imo, but still worth watching.
Very true but Thunderfart still gets on my pecs.

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Re: Solar powered 'Self-Filling water bottle' .

Post by chaggle » Tue May 09, 2017 4:15 pm

I see Dyson was involved.

Am I allowed to say that I think James Dyson is a bit of a dick and his products are hideously expensive fads? :o

Some of his adverts seem to me to be at least dodgy and possibly barely legal.

He also sponsors Barf Rugby. :s
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