Solar Stimulation

Products activated by sunlight offer eco-friendly novelty
Implications - Although solar power has become a normal part of eco-friendly design and green living, there are many uninitiated who may still find eco practices daunting or who do not recognize the characteristics and benefits of harnessing the sun's rays. Capturing the attention of this consumer base are solar-activated innovations, which pose a novelty but also bring attention to the sun's incredible power and eco-friendly properties.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 5 Examples: 18,345 Total Clicks Oct 11 - Feb 12
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Color-Changing Glitter Lacquers - The Blaze Glitz on Madison Polish Uses SolarActive Technology
SCORE: 6.5
Hot 9,360 Clicks Pub: Oct 17, 11
Color-Changing Glitter Lacquers
The Blaze Glitz on Madison Polish Uses SolarActive Technology
Forget about mood rings, the Blaze Glitz on Madison nail polish is a much more interesting way to let people know what you're feeling. Granted, it is more of a day-to-night mood shift, but that is enough… [More]
Solar-Activated Billboards - Nivea Sunscreen Advertisement Can Only be Seen With Sunlight
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 2,321 Clicks Pub: Feb 9, 12
Solar-Activated Billboards
Nivea Sunscreen Advertisement Can Only be Seen With Sunlight
The skincare brand Nivea has rolled out an innovative campaign in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to promote Nivea sunscreen products. The billboard can only be seen when the sun is shining! How is this possible?… [More]
Solar-Activated Infographics  - Austria Solar's Pamphlet Requires the Sun to Display its Text
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 1,322 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 12
Solar-Activated Infographics
Austria Solar's Pamphlet Requires the Sun to Display its Text
Austria Solar demonstrates the power of the sun with a solar-powered infographic report. Mathias Nösel and Matthäus Frost of Serviceplan designed the booklet using ink, which otherwise invisible, reveals… [More]
Inkless Eco-Printers - The Tanning Printer Uses the Sun to Sear Images and Text onto Stationary
SCORE: 4.4
Mild 4,709 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 11
Inkless Eco-Printers
The Tanning Printer Uses the Sun to Sear Images and Text onto Stationary
The Tanning Printer is a conceptual printer that uses the rays of the sun as a substitute for ink. The printer is designed to be used without ink cartridges or electricity and was designed by Hosung Jung,… [More]
Sun-Activated Dyes - Lumi Inkodye Uses Sunlight to Make Color Appear
SCORE: 0.9
Untested 633 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 12
Sun-Activated Dyes
Lumi Inkodye Uses Sunlight to Make Color Appear
L.A. design company Lumi is pioneering an innovative photographic print process through the application of its Lumi Inkodye, a product that changes color when exposed to sunlight. With Lumi Inkodye,… [More]