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Shiny Step / Self Generating Slipper

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Shiny Step

There are many people in Africa and refugee countries who suffer from very little shoe supply and poor power supply. I designed Self Generating Slipper to solve these problems at once. While walking, the battery is charged with electricity and can be used as a light source when user needs it.

When the user walks or runs, the pressure on the piezoelectric element in the soles is converted to electrical energy to charge the battery.

University

Incheon National University

Incheon National University
Incheon, South Korea

Hyeon-Bin Jo,
Incheon National University