Solar-panel sunglasses recharge your iPhone in the evening

Could these Ray-Ban Shama Shades be a portable power pack?

(Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET)

This may have been suggested before, but if not it’s a great idea that’s been sitting on our noses all this time.

Designer Sayalee Kaluskar has turned a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses into an iPhone charging device by adding solar panels to them.

The Ray-Ban Shama Shades are part of a student project at Miami Ad School–San Francisco.

The shades have a small solar panel on each arm, and that’s apparently enough to charge an iPhone 5 when the sun goes down.

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