As a 16-year-old freshman at North Oldham High School, SmartSportsUSA, LLC (www.SmartSportsUSA.com) founder and president Darsh Shah wanted a trampoline. When he and his younger brother approached their parents with this idea, the answer was no because of the fear of injury.
A student at North Oldham High School filed a patent for a trampoline monitoring and alert system.
Darsh Shah and his younger brother wanted a trampoline but their parents wouldn’t allow it due to potential injuries. Shah learned about trampoline safety and explored ways that technology could address the concerns, according to a news release.
Darsh Shah was awarded Patent on 29th August, 2023 for TRAMPOLINE MONITORING AND ALERT SYSTEM. United StatesPatent Patent No.: US 11,738,226B1
A freshman at North Oldham High School, Shah founded SmartSportsUSA.com in 2023. The company sells a patent-pending trampoline monitoring and notification device. It also has a mobile app to address safety-related concerns. Thus far, Shah has raised $50,000 in seed capital, while also signing a sponsored research contract for proof-of-concept testing with the University of Louisville. In addition, he is working with his technology team to build a second trampoline community app that explores the gamification of trampoline usage.