A Swiss firm has developed a rocking chair that charges your iPad or iPhone. The iRock generates power from the rocking motion and can recharge an iPad 3 to 35% in 60 minutes.
Designed by Micasa Labs, the iRock is handcrafted out of Swedish pinewood and comes in five colours.
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“iRock is inspired by traditional rocking chairs and we designed it to resemble the classic, proven designed old rocking chairs,” a Micasa Labs spokesperson says.
“What we have added to the design is a generator that transforms the movement into power. We have equipped the iRock with an iPad stand and a set of built-in speakers in the back rest.”
Although currently under development, the iRock is expected to cost about $1,300.
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