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GLOW LED Shoe sole / Sport product

GLOW LED Shoe sole
GLOW LED Shoe sole

The GLOW: the LED lighted shoe sole

The reason for this product is that you are not visible when you are running in the dark. There are a lot of products on the market as light armbands, reflective jackets and strips, glow in the dark, etc. But there are no lights in the shoe soles.

GLOW is a shoe that has a milky transparent sole where LEDs can shine through. You can select a color with a running app so you be more visible during your runs. The battery is self-charging by the pressure of your feet, so you don’t need external charging. There is also a speed sensor that keeps track of your speed, time and distance.

University

Windesheim

Windesheim
Zwolle, Netherlands

Design

Windesheim

Windesheim
Zwolle, Netherlands

Elmer Franken