JAPAN: Triumph unveils solar power bra
Underwear maker Triumph International Japan has unveiled a new bra concept with a solar panel mounted around the waist area.
An electronic message board below the bright green bra's two cups lights up when the panel, which is about 15 x 21cm, is connected.
Triumph says the brassiere can generate enough electric energy to power a mobile phone or an iPod.
Unfortunately, the Solar Power Bra cannot be washed or worn on a rainy day - perhaps forever ruling out its debut in damp and drizzly climates like the UK.
By Michael Fitzpatrick.
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