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SOFT Rockers combine solar panels and moving furniture to charge your gadgets

SOFT Rockers combine solar panels and moving furniture to charge your gadgets

Wander through MIT’s Killian Court and you’ll spot something distinctly modern nestled amongst its classical buildings — a set of solar-powered lounge chairs called SOFT Rockers. 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. All that harvested electricity […]