Light Your Camp - Charge Your GearWritten by Admin
No more fumbling in the dark when you're out camping. Just pick up your mobile device and turn on the lights with this connected lantern from BioLite. The BioLite BaseLantern is a flatpack lantern that doubles as a miniature smart grid that can light group settings and charge your phone and other devices. The lantern features a rechargeable 7800 mAh li-on battery that provides burn time of up to 54 hours or provide power to other devices via two USB ports. Two custom ports on the lantern can power the company's SiteLites to light group settings. The BaseLantern also is available with a more hefty 12000 mAh battery for extended use scenarios.
Bluetooth LE connects the lantern to an app on your IOS or Android device. The app allows you not only to turn the lights on and off, but to dim and adjust the warmth (color temperature) of the light, In fact, if you prefer, you can change the color of the light to any color of your choosing. The app also controls any attached SiteLites, can activate a proximity mode that turns on the light automatically when someone approaches, and provides power usage analytics.
The BaseLantern is expected to be available October 2016
- Source: BioLite on Kickstarter
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