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Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Venture |

Already started selling the hull inflatable and ‘invisible’ for cyclists to $ 600

Already started selling the hull inflatable and 'invisible' for cyclists to $ 600

Seven years ago, two women from the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden, created a company called Hovding to design and develop a as a simple scarf around the neck, which instantly inflates a collision to protect the user’s head.

Finally, the helmet is now available on the website of the company at a price of 3,500 kronor, about $ 529. The ‘airbag’ for head inflates in a tenth of a second and is made of a strong nylon manufacturers to ensure that not crack when hitting the pavement.

The helmet has accelerometers and gyroscopes to detect when you’re biking or straight into an accident because they are able to detect any abnormal movement and immediately inflated with helium. Their energy comes from a battery that can be recharged via a USB port.

Link: The Ridiculous High-Concept Inflatable Bike Helmet Is Finally Buyable (Gizmodo)

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