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The world’s most advanced motorcycle helmet

skully helmet

It was only a matter of time until the big names in the motorcycle business would either team up with the big names in the helmet industry. Skully used crowd-funding for raising up the money needed to complete the development of their AR-1 HUD motorcycle helmet. The project drew massive attention and massive support, with early adopters of this technology providing Skully with almost $2.5 million.

It has a rear-view camera mounted on the back that beams 180-degree live footage of what’s behind the rider to a head-up display at the front. Sensors and microprocessors in the helmet also allow the wearer to enjoy turn-by-turn GPS navigation, as well as voice control and, naturally, smartphone pairing so that one can take calls and select and listen to music all without the need to stop en route. The 1.8kg Skully also supports helmet-to-helmet communications. The AR-1’s E-Tint visor that uses an electrochromatic liquid crystal technology originally created for the military, which lets the rider switch the visor between tinted and un-tinted at the push of a button.

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About Menno Lindeblad

I’m the founder of Paradigmata Media, Executive Business and publisher of Amsterdam Today and obsessed with innovation in media. My professional life is dominated by two activities: trying to understand things and to put things in motion. The first has lead to various columns and articles. The second has put on the path of entrepreneurship. I have always worked at the intersection of journalism, media and technology. My goal is for AmsterdamToday.eu to be the place where business owners turn to get inspired, to compare notes, to ask questions, and to learn from one another’s mistakes. Amsterdam Today is a global news community for the connected generation. We highlight human struggles and achievements, empower impassioned voices, and challenge the status quo. We bring you the stories that are shaping our world. Do you ever laugh, cry, get angry or inspired? You’ll fit right in. Got a pitch, tip or leak? Contact me via email: M.Lindeblad@AmsterdamToday.eu Contact: Website | Facebook | Google+ | More Posts

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