X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

LumaHelm Light-up Helmet Improves Cyclist Safety

by Range
Advertisement

It’s reasonable to say that riding a bike in traffic can get dangerous quickly. That’s why I think that the LumaHelm is such a good idea – since it adds much needed visibility to cyclists, also allowing other vehicles to know exactly where they are going.

lumahelm smart led helmet bicycle cyclist

The LumaHelm was designed by Exertion Game Labs. The interactive illuminated helmet will keep your head protected while maintaining your visibility (and making you look like the third member of Daft Punk.) A built-in accelerometer is smart enough to figure out which way you are turning simply by the way you tilt your head. Tilting your head backwards will make it shine red to indicate a stop. As shown in the video below, the LunaHelm can also respond to other inputs, like music – but that doesn’t do anything for safety of course.

For now, the LunaHelm is still a working prototype, but I can see this working as a production design sometime soon. It wouldn’t be bad if the electronics could be swapped onto any helmet, allowing people to choose which kind of protection they prefer, but even if it’s sold only as a dedicated helmet, it’s still a great idea for improving road safety.

lumahelm smart led helmet bicycle cyclist

[Fashioning Tech via Ubergizmo]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Porsche 550 RS Spyder Takes a Bite out of Someone’s Wallet

Porsche 550 RS Spyder Takes a Bite out of Someone’s Wallet

World’s Fastest Beetle Does 205 mph

World’s Fastest Beetle Does 205 mph

Rogue One: A Pixar Story

Rogue One: A Pixar Story

Machination Studio Codename: Colossus Mk. I Cyclops Sneak Peek

Machination Studio Codename: Colossus Mk. I Cyclops Sneak Peek

Advertisement