29 Apr '13, 4am

An invisible bike helmet. I suggest using it for drinking.

An invisible bike helmet. I suggest using it for drinking.

Instead of being worn on your head, like regular helmets, Hövding is a collar worn around the neck. It contains a folded-up airbag that unfolds only if you happen to have an accident. When unfolded, the airbag is shaped like a hood, surrounding and protecting the bicyclist’s head. Numerous years of research went into recording the movements that are common to most bike accident scenarios, and informed the creation of an advanced trigger mechanism controlled by sensors which pick up the abnormal movements of a bicyclist in an accident.

Full article: http://www.goodlifer.com/2012/09/hovding-the-invisible-bi...

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