Sony has announced a Solar Desk Lamp Prototype with with dye-sensitized solar cells. The desk lamp announcement took place at an eco-products conference in Japan. The Desk Lamp features a Hana-Akari fixture which is made up of panels that mimick photosynthesis, storing energy in a low-cost, thin membrane that will be easy to manufacture.
There is no release date released at the demonstration in Japan on Thursday. There is another picture after the break.