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Skully Fenix AR replaces HUD helmet

The defunct Skully AR-1 head-up display helmet will be replaced by an updated Fenix AR helmet in the middle of 2018. Skully Inc infamously crashed in July 2016 after the founders blew their $US2.4m crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. The new company, Skully Technologies, run by brothers Ivan and Rafael Contreras, launched a website …

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Skully HUD helmet

Skully HUD helmet set to return?

Skully — the world’s first commercially available HUD helmet — may return after it crashed in July 2016 when the founders blew their crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. A new company, called Skully Technologies, has launched a website that features the words “determined to make it right”. It seems to be a promise to …

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Reyedr retrofit HUD unit for motorcycle helmets

Retrofit head-up display for riders

A New Zealand company is joining the head-up display revolution with a small and light retrofit unit for riders so they can keep their eyes on the road, not on their speedo. Auckland company Reyedr (pronounced rider) says their device can retrofit to the chin bar of any full-face helmet. It shows speed, navigation, distance …

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Zona M100 rearview motorcycle system

Riders can now more easily see what’s behind them with the Zona M100 – a system that features a head-up display screen in their helmet and a rearview camera mounted on the back of their bike. The M100 system comes from UK start-up Zona and our British reviewers installed two units on several bike/helmet combinations to …

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Zona Camera to replace motorcycle mirrors?

Camera to replace motorcycle mirrors?

A new helmet rearview camera system is safer than conventional mirrors, according to four-time World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty. In this video, the world champ says the British Zona camera system means he can concentrate on the road ahead while still keeping an eye on the rear vision via a screen in his periphery vision. …

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KTM invests in Nuviz-770 HUD technology smart helmet

KTM invests in HUD helmet technology

KTM appears to be joining BMW in pushing head-up display (HUD) helmet technology that integrates with their bikes and other motorists. The company’s parent, Pierer Industry AG, has invested in American HUD company Nuviz, the first to offer an aftermarket HUD accessory. The funds will help the company release their device, the Nuviz-770, which includes …

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Seemore HUD unit

Seemore HUD to replace Skully?

Polish company Seemore plans to introduce head-up display (HUD) helmets in the wake of the controversial collapse of Skully Helmets in the USA. Rather than making the helmets, Seemore founder Gzegorz (Greg) Palmer tells us he is negotiating with three major European helmet manufacturers to include their HUD device. “We have great knowledge in HUD …

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FUSAR Smart helmet has unlimited range

Head-up replaced by eyes-up display?

Head-up display for riders has not died with the closure of American HUD helmet company Skully as fellow Americans FUSAR Technologies are developing “Eyes-Up Display”. Skully was the fastest fully-funded campaign on Indiegogo to reach $1 million, but now it has crashed and left customers likely to lose deposits. It has also set back head-up …

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Delays in HUD

Delays in rider HUD as Skully closes

Head-up display was promised as the next big thing in motorcycle helmet technology, but now Skully Helmets has collapsed amid a misappropriations scandal while other developers are holding off. Head-up display shows vital information either on the visor or a small periphery translucent screen. It has been a feature in luxury cars for a few years and was first used …

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Russian Livemap smart helmet developers

Russian helmet has ‘true’ head-up display

A Russian prototype helmet with head-up display is claimed to have “true HUD” while the Skully and coming BMW helmets and aftermarket devices from Nuviz and BikeHUD are basically like Google Glass with small inset screens. The Livemap helmet is still only in its second prototype stage, but company CEO Andrew Artishchev says they will have them …

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