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The device can also send signals, indicating whether a person is moving. It can tell when a person is walking, running, jumping or marching, they said. The team used 3D printing to design the device, which has a layer of silicone and an electrode to capture the charge. The researchers believe the deviceMen's Nike Air Max 90 Ultra 2.0 SE Anthracite Black 876005 003 Running shoes 13,.
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