What’s the point of snowboarding all day if your phone is dead and you can’t share those Instagram photos of you “catching some sick air” straight away? Well, that’s not a problem with the new snowboard from Signal.
The California company has created a snowboard packed with flexible solar panels. These suck in sunlight while you’re boarding and store it in a battery, allowing you to charge gadgets right there on the piste. Don’t try it while you’re actually snowboarding, mind.
Here’s a thought: pair it up with the Beats Audio-equipped helmet we spotted earlier this week for a tech-tastic slope combination. Except that, well, the snowboard is currently a concept and not available in the shops…
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