Design and Implementation of Smart LED Bicycle Helmet using Arduino

아두이노를 이용한 스마트 LED 자전거 헬멧의 설계 및 구현

  • Received : 2016.05.22
  • Accepted : 2016.06.08
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The number of cyclists is on the steady growing for leisure and transportation with the increasing interest in health and environment. However, the number of cycling accidents is also increasing steadily due to the lack of safety awareness and regulations. Focusing on this issue, we propose and develop a smart LED bicycle helmet in order to reduce a risk of cycling accident. The main idea is to change status of the LED on the helmet based on the bicycle's movement and provide motion information of the bicycle for others. To control the LED lights on the helmet, we use the Arduino board which communicates with the LED module through serial connection. We decide motion information by using the values from acceleration and GPS sensors of the smartphone. To receive this information from the smartphone, the control board and the smartphone are connected by Bluetooth.


Wearable Device;Arduino;Blutooth Communication;Sensor


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