A unique solution has been developed to charge batteries
without an electrical outlet: a portable cell-phone charger
powered by a single AA battery and compatible with most cell
phones in use in Israel.
The patented product, called Energize 'n Go, is the first of
its kind in the world. Developed in Israel the charger was
launched by E. Gil Carmel, distributor of Energizer batteries
and flashlights, which has entered the cellular field for the
first time. To develop the product and make it compatible
with products on the market involved an investment of one
year and $300,000.
Gil Yisraeli, director of E. Gil, said the technology for the
internationally registered patent is based on a smart chip
and an electronic device developed by Israeli companies
Tektium and Sayif. The chip identifies the energy source
inserted into the device and is able to convert the charge
based on the demands of the type of phone being charged. The
uniqueness of the charger lies in its compatibility with the
majority of cellular devices available in Israel.
The portable charger allows 140 minutes or more of air time
and the charging time is up to 140 minutes using the
Energizer battery supplied. The charger is sold in a package
that includes a choice of different connectors according to
the type of cell phone you use. The connector can also be