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LED-Equipped Solar Timbuk2 Bag Creates a FLAP at PopTech

Posted By Jasmin Malik Chua On October 23, 2009 @ 11:37 am In Green Design Events,Solar Power | No Comments

FLAPBagLeadImage, PopTech Timbuk2 FLAP bag [1]

Canvas swag bags are par for the course these days, but PopTech [2] upped the ante yesterday by giving conference attendees the Swag Bag to End All Swag Bags: a Timbuk2 [3] messenger bag that’s really a portable, solar-powered lantern in disguise. Built in collaboration with the Portable Light Project [4], the FLAP [5]—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.

READ MORE AT ECOUTERRE > [6]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/10/23/led-equipped-solar-timbuk2-bag-creates-a-flap-at-poptech/flapbagleadimage/

[2] PopTech: http://www.poptech.org

[3] Timbuk2: http://www.timbuk2.com/wordpress_cms/flap/

[4] Portable Light Project: http://portablelight.org/

[5] FLAP: http://poptech.org/flap

[6] READ MORE AT ECOUTERRE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/4807/led-equipped-solar-timbuk2-bag-creates-a-flap-at-poptech/

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