〈Award Entry Products〉
Show dates:June 26 (Wed) -28 (Fri), 2019 10:00-18:00 (17:00 on June 28)
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Company Name
Product Name
Sonnenglas MINI
Category: Solar lantern    
Material: Solar panel, Lithium ion battery, PC Board, LED (3,500 Kelvin), Magnet switch, Stainless ring, Glass jar, Wire (stainless), Micro USB charging port Size: H8.5 x W7.5 x D7.5 (cm)
Price 4000 JPY (tax excluded)

Product Summary, Message, Story and Episode:
(1) Design
SONNENGLAS stores energy during the day and releases light at night. Producing light in this way is fun, sustainable and makes it easy to do your bit for the environment. And it will light up the dark for years to come.
SONNENGLAS contains four solar-powered LEDs, which are charged by solar cells in its lid. When placed in direct sunlight the batteries are charged and provide many hours of soft, yet bright lighting without glare.

(2) When do I use?
Outdoor lantern
Indirect lighting
Interior lantern
Cable-less bed light for families with pets and children
Disaster relief product

(3) The World's No.1 solar lantern with a glass.
Solar-charging. In direct sunlight, 1 h solar radiation = 1 h shine time.
Cloudy day: 3 h solar radiation = 1 h shine time
Minimum 24h of light when fully charged
Water and dust resistant (IP67)
Unique magnet switch
Automatic on/off switch based on sunlight detection
USB fast-charging for winter and rainy season.
Communicates how much it is charged by the frequency of LED blinking when being charged by USB

(4) Story
SONNENGLAS is a genuine high-tech product from South Africa. It was originally developed for people in areas without electricity.
In South Africa, it has become a real cult item. It saves energy, is environmentally friendly and fun. Now, SONNENGLAS is available globally to give us a taste of real South African joie de vivre.

(5) Fairtrade
The production of SONNENGLAS has created jobs for over 50 previously unemployed men and women from the townships Alexandra and Soweto. It's handmade, which ensures the highest quality as well as durability.