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Micro Fuel Cells Go Big

December marked the first commercial launch of a micro fuel cell-powered device: a handheld RFID tag reader. Technological, marketing, and regulatory hurdles have made it tough to bring these longer-lasting battery replacements to market. Still, says Frost and Sullivan, micro fuel cells could begin to power laptops and PDAs in 2007. By 2010, shipments of fuel cell-equipped mobile devices could exceed 120 million.

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