A Malaysian student has invented a sling bag with a built-in device for charging electrical gadgets using solar energy.
The PhD student Noor Shah Iwan Ismail of Universitiy Putra Malaysia (UPM) says that the solar bag would benefit those on the go who needs to charge numerous gadgets quickly, the Star Online reported.
The 25-year-old student explained that the invention would reduce dependence on static electrical sockets to charge gadgets with fast-depleting batteries.
He added that the ’80 per cent completed product’ has received cooperation from SI Global Resources, who will be responsible for designing and marketing the bags.
SI Global Resources managing director Effendy Zulkifly said that the product, which will be marketed in March, is expected to attract the interest of the youth with its flexible design and durability.