Wednesday, November 19, 2014
This New Bike Helmet Has a List of Crazy Features including Brake Lights and a Wiper System - by Joshua Barrie
Cycling can be dangerous. Last November, six people were killed while riding on the streets in London. Big cities like New York and Sydney can also be hazardous for pedallars, and sometimes just a regular helmet won't do.
Enter the rather perplexing Smart Hat, a product so elaborate Gizmodoeven questioned its authenticity. But it appears to be a real concept—with the backing of a local councillor in Australia, in fact.
A Sydney-based website, the Daily Telegraph, reports that creator Toby King presented the helmet to Mosan Council on Nov. 11.
Here are all the crazy things the design includes: http://www.slate.com/blogs/business_insider/2014/11/19/a_new_australian_helmet_comes_with_brake_lights_and_a_wiper_system.html
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