11 Apr '15, 7pm

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A quick glance at the hybrid screen’s integrated e-ink display will let you know the temperature or time, and if your eyes get weary from the patterned screen, the whole thing can be rolled up for quick storage. Designers Lim Wan Xuan and Tang Xueling Jane’s low-maintenance, closed-loop system is a great way to promote the mass adoption of green energy. Lite-On thinks so too, they just offered the duo an award for the Eco-leaf’s ability to strike a balance between pragmatism, eco-friendliness, and marketability. We may see production models soon, because Eco-leaf has just revolutionized the way solar power and energy efficient comfort can be delivered to the home.

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