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This is a really innovative use of solar energy. A bikini that runs on solar power is being developed. Originally submitted as a final project in Tom Igoe's Sustainable Practices class in New York University, this bikini will allow a person to soak in the sun without having to run inside to charge their cell phones or get a cool drink. Now, one can even charge cell phones, iPod and digital camera while sitting on the beach.

iDrink swimware Features
a. It is a standard medium-sized bikini swimsuit.
b. This special bikini consists of 1" x 4" photovoltaic film strips that are sewn together in series with conductive thread.
c. It supplies a 6.5 volts @ 1.5 Amps.
d. It has a USB connection in the hip area which is charged with solar power.
e. It comes with an iPod and a peltier junction, to cool beverages, that can be plugged into this USB connection.
f. The only disadvantage is that one can't go swimming while wearing this bikini.
g. It has a 5v voltage regulator.
h. It is yet to be introduced in the market.