Energy Generating LED Snowboard
An Electrical Engineering Major's Senior Project
This project is a snowboard that may change mobile electronics from a USB voltage converter powered from solar panels that are glued on top of the snowboard. LEDs are also glued on both sides of the snowboard and will light colors according to the attitude of the snowboard while the board is being ridden The snowboard shall encourage everyone to go snowboarding more often and should primarily attract the youth. This project is created to solve the obesity and laziness by attracting people into getting involved with extreme winter sports. Winter sports is rapidly growing and promotes going outside, getting fresh air, exercising, and becoming more socially involved with the public. From building this project the public will feel included to go snowboarding and consider performing winter activites, thus losing weight while having the best time of their life. There isn't a snowboard exactly like this one on the market, so this project will turn heads and gain lots of interest from extreme sports enthusiasts and the youth while encouraging others to participate in winter sports.