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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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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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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Livemap smart helmet

Smart helmet revolution coming

The smart helmet revolution is coming with several hi-tech helmets or add-on units hitting the market in the next few years, changing riding forever.  A Russian-developed head-up display helmet has recently developed a new prototype and started taking orders for their helmet due on the market in 2018. The LiveMap HUD helmet will offer GPS/communications integration, voice-activated …

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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 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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