Forcite smart helmet funding

Funding boost for Aussie Forcite smart helmet

Australian motorcycle helmet startup Forcite has received a welcome funding boost that will ensure its ultralight and ultra-hi-tech smart helmet hits the market in the next few months. The Forcite helmet integrates a camera system, navigation, intercom and active noise-cancelling. It also features an electronically tinted visor that changes tint within a few milliseconds. Uniseed …

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Shoei IT-HT Shoei joins smart helmet revolution

Shoei joins smart helmet revolution

Shoei is the first major motorcycle helmet manufacturer to join the growing smart helmet revolution with the announcement of their IT-HT helmet. The IT-HT helmet will include Bluetooth intercom and head-up display (HUD) which includes a translucent screen that shows vital information to the rider without them having to take their eyes off the road. …

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Skully Fenix AR head-up display helmet HUD

Skully Fenix AR head-up display helmet arrives

Skully Fenix AR motorcycle helmets with built-in head-up display have finally hit the market. It replaces the defunct Skully AR-1 which 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, announced it would “make it right” …

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Eyeco head-up display alert smart

EyeCo flashes alerts in helmet or goggles

The makers of the basic EyeCo head-up display unit that flashes coloured alert lights in a rider’s peripheral vision claim it is a “Fitbit for your eyesight”. EyeCo refer to it as a “personal co-pilot” that helps racers train and supplies basic navigation aids. It looks more like a distraction to us, but it could …

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Jarvish X-AR augmented reality HUD smart helmet

Is Jarvish X-AR helmet the smartest yet?

There have been many smart helmets promised and some released with various levels of technology, but this Jarvish X-AR helmet promises to combine just about everything as well as voice control by Siri, Amazon Alexa and OK Google. We assume Alexa and Google will allow you to record your favourite TV show, add to your …

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HUDWAY sight head-up display technology helmet revolution

Cheaper, lighter HUDWAY unit for helmets

Cheaper, lighter and more compact head-up display (HUD) technology is coming to motorcycle helmets from a partnership of HUDWAY, DigiLens and Young Optics to build the HUDWAY Sight waveguide HUD unit. The unit is claimed to be thinner, lighter and easier to manufacture. That should make it cheaper than other products on the market. It follows …

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Digilens and Sena develop cheaper HUD helmet head-up display - HUDWAY Sight

Sena set for cheaper head-up display helmet

Head-up display (HUD) in helmets has been delayed by controversy and expense, but now a cheaper HUD helmet is promised to hit the market soon. American augmented reality company DigiLens, which has made HUD units for cars, planes and glasses, claimed to have designed a lighter, thinner and cheaper screen called monoHUD. The company has …

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Skully HUD helmet fenix cheaper hudway Jarvish

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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