Jasmin Malik Chua

LED-Equipped Solar Timbuk2 Bag Creates a FLAP at PopTech

by , 10/23/09

FLAPBagLeadImage, PopTech Timbuk2 FLAP bag

Canvas swag bags are par for the course these days, but PopTech upped the ante yesterday by giving conference attendees the Swag Bag to End All Swag Bags: a Timbuk2 messenger bag that’s really a portable, solar-powered lantern in disguise. Built in collaboration with the Portable Light Project, the FLAP—Flexible Light and Power—incorporates solar panels that can be charged by day, and then used to power a built-in LED light or a cell phone/iPod at night.

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