Solar panels have been around for years and years and are used to help people keep their favorite products powered when away from an outlet. Solar powered gear and gadgets are particularly appealing to people who spend a great deal of time outdoors. Ecoxgear has announced a new line of solar powered outdoor power and audio solutions.
The new products include an Ecosmart 4000 HD Solar powered Speaker and an Ecopebble power bank and universal charging HD solar panel. Both of these products will be shown off at CES 2015 for the first time. Both products are ruggedized and are designed to be 100% waterproof, mud resistant, and snow proof for they can survive the harsh outdoors.
The Ecosmart 4000 Waterproof Bluetooth speaker has an integrated solar panel and promises over 50 hours of playback. The speaker has integrated Smart Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity to mobile devices for playback.
The Ecopebble Powerbank compact waterproof Bluetooth speaker also promises 50 hours of playback, has a 10000mAh internal battery, and can charge other devices. The idea with this device is to help extend the runtime of your smartphone or MP3 player as well. It appears to have a larger external solar panel. More details will be offered during CES 2015.