SolAPS – IoT: Cell Phone Charger
SolAps is a University of Toledo incubator company and a member of the OneTraction accelerator.
They sold 750 units of their first prototype and have since completed several additional rounds of prototypes.
In that time, they’ve gained the attention and interest of numerous potential partners, ranging from international marketing executives, distributors and retailers, online marketers, international telecom carriers, and solar contractors. Examples includ e Brightstar Corporation, Flextronics, and MTN, an African telecom company.
The complete solution for today’s mobile user: protective, stylish, extended battery life, and environmentally friendly. Plus, with the Chargebot app, you can quickly get a snapshot of your solar power usage and management.
Chargebot is a protective smartphone sleeve that fits both Galaxy and iPhones. Designed by luxury accessories designer Lindsey Tait , Chargebot provides a luxurious and sleek look while also harnessing the power of the sun.
Built into the sleeve are our flexible, durable, and highly efficiency micro solar panels. Compared to other makers of micro solar panels, very few are as thin and efficient as ours. If you need to charge your phone even quicker, simply flip open the back flap to reveal a second solar panels. Those panels will store energy and transfer it to your phone’s battery whenever you need it
Then the corresponding chargebot app. Use it to monitor the battery life in your phone and the stored up power in your sleeve. No more struggling to find an outlet and charger for your dead phone.
Users can also set up notifications through the app to alert them when their sleeve’s power reserves are full or almost up. And with the Solar Signal feature, you’ll always know when you’re in a good place for charging.