Voltaic Systems has revealed Shine, a personal solar panel, light, and USB charger in one, that can be used to provide 30-hours of continuous LED light on a single charge. Shine not only has a powerful built-in 5000mAh battery – good enough to fully charge a smartphone – but it’s extremely durable and 100% waterproof – ready to power you off the grid. Continue reading for more pictures, information and the Kickstarter page.
“There are 1.3 billion people across the globe that live everyday without access to electricity in their homes. An additional 1 billion people depend on unreliable power supplies. Increasingly, these communities rely on cell phones for communication, weather updates, and mobile payments. For us, this innovative piece of technology is more than just a modern convenience, it is about addressing a significant global issue. When you support our Kickstarter campaign you can help us light villages in several undeveloped regions of Nicaragua in partnership with the non-profit Fabretto,” said the company. Kickstarter page.