Solar powered lounge chair charges your gadgets as you rockPosted by _MD_ on May 8, 2011 in Web News | 1 comment
Solar powered furniture is nothing new, but this crazy looking rocking lounge chair created by architecture students at MIT adds a couple of unique features. These curved, solar-panel-covered seats rotate on an axis to keep them facing the sun, generating additional energy from the rocking motion created when people climb inside.
Named the SOFT Rocker, the chair has a 35-watt solar panel that charges a built in battery, so you can still get juice from its built in USB ports after the sun goes down. You can even use the battery to light up the inside of the loop Tron style, adding some groovy atmosphere.