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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GObyLIVI smartphone technology

GObyLIVI adds phone tech to your ride

Swedish company GObyLIVI is about to go into production with products that allow the rider to use their smartphone with “a low distraction level”. It consists of a bluetooth touchscreen (GOMINI) that attaches to your handlebar and communicates with your smartphone and a Bluetooth headset (GOHEADSET) in a special open-face GOHELMET designed to accommodate the …

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Wrist Rack targets motorcycle riders

A hands-free phone holder that mounts on your wrist has been targeted for a lot of active uses, including motorcycle riders. The Wrist Rack has exceeded its crowd-funding goal of $US10,000 by almost double with 10 days to go, so it is likely to go into production at $US259 (about $A346) with shipping from June …

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SignalWear has launched Smart Signal Blinking indicator Gloves

Motorcycle indicator gloves seek funding

Recently we highlighted motorcycle gloves with a built-in GPS and now SignalWear has launched Smart Signal Blinking Gloves with LED indicator signals inserted in the back. Read about the GPS gloves here. SignalWear CEO and co-founder Troy De Baca says they also hope to launch a GPS version with the chevron signals showing the rider which …

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Friedlander TurnPoint Smart Glove system

Motorcycle glove GPS a silly invention?

We’ve seen some silly motorcycle inventions in our time, but the glove GPS could be one of the silliest and possibly also dangerous. The Friedlander TurnPoint Smart Glove system is a standard right glove and a left glove with a pocket on the back to fit a round dial that illuminates to point navigation directions. It …

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Skully HUD head-up display helmet inventions

Weird motorcycle inventions of 2016

Crowd funding is not only allowing innovative motorcycle inventions to come to market, but also allowing inventors to test the market. Unfortunately, crowd funding hit a major setback in 2016 when Skully head-up display helmets(pictured above) went belly-up. It was the fastest and most over-subscribed Kickstarter campaign yet, but it seems the founders squandered the …

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StabCam with GoPro

GoPro that follows the action

You don’t need to put a GoPro or action camera on your bike or your helmet (and risk a fine) to follow the action. Now, with StabCam, you can set up your camera on a stand and have it automatically follow you, so long as you have a smartphone on you as you ride past. StabCam is …

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