Yanko Design has highlighted another noteworthy concept design. This time it’s sunglasses that double as solar collectors. Great simple idea that just makes sense. If the sun is blasting in your eyes anyway, you might as well convert it into useful power.

Yanko explains how it all works:

The glasses themselves don’t need power to block the sun’s rays from your eyes. That’s power-free. The SIG, or “Self-Energy Converting Sunglasses” are quite simple. The lenses of the glasses have dye solar cells, collecting energy and making it able to power your small devices through the power jack at the back of the frame. “Infinite Energy: SIG”

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