ESTREAM portable hydro power on the move
Estream is a Kickstarter project (finishes September 2016) that is in essence, a plastic pod housing a 6400mAh Li battery with three USB outputs for charging the essential tech that modern day explorers require.
Taking 4.5 hours to charge and measures 24.5 x 6.5cm (9.7 x 2.2″) the startup says that it will take 4 1/2 hours to fully charge.
Whilst it depends on the accessibility to flowing water to charge, travelling motorcyclists could use it overnight at their riverside campsites to augment the other portable charging systems they may well carry.
With the cheapest Kickstarter price for the unit is $200 with the stated ‘regular’ price of $250 it’s a significant investment, however, is significantly than a previous Kickstarter project the BLUE FREEDOM which now sells at a retail price of $319.