V-Tent is an eco-friendly parking system designed by Hakan Gürsu that protects and charges vehicles. It is a collapsible canopy that can be used in both personal and public parking areas. Aiming to create a sustainable system for urban environment, V-Tent provides a safe space to store and charge electric cars, either at home or in the city. Functioning as a canopy that prevents weather damage, the design physically protects vehicles from environmental conditions.
In its public use, V-Tent is designed as a space-saving parking space that runs for a fee. With a simple interface, users can select the amount of time and pay by card. Being informed with an estimated charging time, drivers can access the system interface remotely via smartphone applications. A band light on the V-Tent indicates availability and charge percentage with color and length. Designed with a flexible solar panel, the V-Tent’s collapsible structure enables it to appear only when it is in use, preventing visual complexity.
The material used for the V-Tent canopy is a laminated multi-layered textile that holds flexible solar panels. The inner layer is covered with reflective material, and middle layer has a pattern with micro ventilation tubes in order to prevent the material from getting to hot. In addition to charging cars, energy that is generated from the V-Tent can be used in urban applications such as lighting.
+ Hakan Gürsu
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This is a dumb idea, first using solar panels as a car cover or carport doesnt make sense as a portable cover. Its too small to produce any power, risk of damge due to wind/storm/people etc, its also not going to be cheap as per $1 to kilowatt ratio. Not sure why anyone would pay $1k or more on a car cover that produces less than 1 kw per day, you can get real solar panels for less and produce much more power, just put them on you roof. Besides whats to say a cheap bendable panel like this wont short out and cause major damage to your car, no solar charge controoler or inverter are mentioned so this could really be a $2k+ gamble to destroy or burn down your car.
EXCELLENT PROCUCT I WANT IT IMMEDIATELY MANY MANY THANKS TO \\\"HAKAN GIRSU\\\"
How come things likethis are never made available to the general public. This looks like something that would be great in my driveway.