Standard crowdfunding disclaimers apply, but this could be a quick and effective way to get a HUD and a ton of smart features into a helmet you already own. 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All modes show your speed and nav prompts, they're just more prominent in some than in others. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. The front and rear units weigh around 150 g (5.3 oz) each, so they balance each other out and don't add a deal-breaking amount of weight to your helmet. Our 55mm 99dB flat speakers and directional microphone ensure a powerful sound experience and connectivity with other riders. A Singaporean company is launching a kit that makes any motorcycle helmet smart. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. This is attached via a wired connection back to the back unit, so there's never a connectivity issue between the two modules. EyeRide is a Patented all-in-one device that combines head-up display, GPS, hands-free kit and voice command to keep your eyes on the road. The "entry level" X will retail for $699, but during the the campaign, the 150 first pledges will get the helmet for $399. Eyelights. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. On September 13th, Tokyo-based company Borderless Inc. launched a Kickstarter campaign for its newest design – the CrossHelmet X1, a smart helmet that features an integrated heads-up display (HUD) with claimed 360-degree field of view, ambient sound control and Bluetooth connectivity to your smartphone. So far, the X and X-AR sound like pretty standard helmets but wait, it gets better. Loz has been one of our most versatile contributors since 2007. It is bright, it is transparent, so you can focus on riding curves. The X is equipped with a built-in 2K front camera and speaker/microphone set, voice-activated commands with Amazon Alexa, active noise cancellation, and built-in navigation. Riding beyond with the original CrossHelmet X1: a new generation of smart helmet with HUD 360° view sound control bluetooth for group talk “Created by ex-BMW & Airbus optics and photonics PhD engineers. Created by. Motorcyclists may be interested in a new heads up display that can be easily added to your existing motorcycle helmet to make it smart. Controls move off the helmet to a wireless control unit you can clip onto your handlebars. The HUD displays such information as speed traveled, speed limit for the area, time, weather, and GPS instructions, as well as caller information, should someone be trying to reach you. Riding the bike is a thrilling experience! You are able to see right now … Eyelights. The Helmet was design with style in mind as well solving a problem that plagues most street biker riders – not being able to see behind you. The Argon Transform kit gives you more or less exactly what people seem to be asking for in a smart helmet/HUD, and while it's hard to say what the safety impact might be of sticking these units onto the front and back of your lid, it does strike us as a realistic and potentially fairly quick way to get this kind of tech out there onto the road and developing. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. Joining the team as a motorcycle specialist, he has since covered everything from medical technology to aeronautics, music gear and historical artefacts. They receive a 16GB removable memory card that can be upgraded to 256GB. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. No fluff. Vents on the top of the head and on the chin provide air circulation. Whyre is launching the Argon Transform on Indiegogo at an early bird pledge level of US$399, which is just US$50 more than the Sena 10C Pro, a Bluetooth headset with only one camera and zero HUD action. So young startup Whyre's approach of making a kit that'll fit on most any helmet makes sense. Spotify & Youtube music are available in order to keep your best vibes. And of course it's got a built-in Bluetooth audio system, enabling you to sync to your phone for media playback, phone conversations, GPS prompts and a short-range 100-m (328-ft) bike-to-bike intercom system. And in case you need some company on your travels or want to hear a cheeky joke, the helmet can even be connected with Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, or Google Assistant. EyeRide HUD : Make Your Helmet Smart. Both have an exterior shell made out of carbon fiber, for a blacked out look, and meet the CNS, DOT, and ECE 22.05 standards. A Singaporean company is launching a kit that makes any motorcycle helmet smart. The “rear-view mirror” found in cars and trucks does not translate well into the design of a motorcycle. The Argon Transform kit sticks onto your lid, and gives it a HUD, rear view camera, forward-facing action/dash cam, Bluetooth connectivity, an intercom and visual GPS navigation – for an early bird price of US$399. The helmets are expected to have a battery life of roughly four hours. “. And you do get to witness close-up the full range of emotions your passengers go through, even if they're more likely to headbutt you as a result of the rear protrusion. The X-AR will hit the market with a $1,599 price tag, but early birds who get their hands on one of the first 250 units will only need to pledge $899—a $700 discount! Buying a helmet is like buying a Suzuki VanVan—it's basic, straight to the point, there's no fluff or fancy technology, and it's easy to maintain. Over 280,000 people receive our email newsletter. There are many smart helmet manufacturers out there trying to build fully integrated smart lids, but at the end of the day, making smart helmet tech is a very different job from making a great, safe and comfy motorcycle helmet. Why not have the battery and camera bike mounted? So what makes their helmet the smartest in the world? That's starting to get pretty smart. Jarvish has no small ambition—the Taiwan-based firm claims it will introduce the world's smartest helmet ever made. Not only has the campaign busted its goal and tripled it in only a day earning $169,417 for a $50,000 goal, early supporters are being treated to a massive discount. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. And the 2 tiny little side mirrors don’t seem to be able to provide hardly enough rear road visibility.Enter the Reevu. As for the look? 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The two Jarvish helmet models are now available via Kickstarter. The EyeRide HUD is available via a Kickstarter campaign which has already raised over $150,000 with still 29 days remaining thanks to nearly 600 backers. Since 2010 he's branched out into photography, video and audio production. Another is more of a dashboard, focusing on a big speedo figure, with navigation prompts, GPS-derived speed limits and media/call information central, and the last is a navigation-focused view with a live map display. The system uses a small Nano HD SONY OLED offering the ability to display Google Maps and plans in your line of sight thanks to a bright transparent display and 55mm 99dB flat speakers and directional microphone. See the stories that matter in your inbox every morning. 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Anything more you might have wanted on your helmet, say a microphone or a camera, pretty much had to be retrofitted. EyeRide displays Google Maps and Plans in your line of sight. First up is the Reevu HUD Helmet. Deliveries for the X are expected to begin in April 2019 while the X-AR will follow in September and shipping is free in the UK and in the U.S. A Taiwanese company is coming up with the BMW S1000RR of helmets with a pair of all-inclusive shells and the launch price is out of this world. It might not look as neat and integrated, but it allows the company to get to market without worrying about helmet safety standards testing and all the other bits and pieces that seem to be slowing down the majority of smart helmet startups. Ride Safe with our HEAD-UP DISPLAY add on. Taiwanese firm Jarvish introduces two smart helmets featuring HUD, voice-activated controls, cameras, as well as Bluetooth and WiFi Connectivity. Augment your helmet with GPS, Music, and Calls. Earlybird pledges are available from €229 or roughly £200 and worldwide shipping is expected to take place during June 2020. That HUD can be set into different modes, one is a rear-view camera with a direct low-latency live feed from the rear camera. Recon Instruments MOD Live Heads Up Display: It is direct to eye Best Motorcycle Helmet Heads-up … Save 4.2 seconds of reaction time (French Public Safety Organization Metrics) while using HUD technology instead of a smartphone.”, “Stay Focused!