Volvo’s bike helmet idea alerts riders and drivers to one another
You already know what is going to go completely with these futuristic rocket-powered, heartrate-monitoring bikes? This sensible helmet that Volvo needs to create. It is a two-means system that works by importing each cyclists’ and drivers’ places to Volvo’s cloud. Whereas a related automotive’s in-sprint system makes that potential, the helmet must be linked to a motorcycle app like Strava to take action. Bicyclists can then be warned that there is a automotive coming their means or crossing their path by warning lights constructed into the helmet.
Drivers, however, can be alerted by way of a heads-up show on the windshield if a bicycle’s close by, which is particularly helpful if it is coming from a blind spot. It is an intriguing concept, but when it really works is one other matter, as not everybody drives a Volvo — additionally, some individuals won’t be too eager on importing their places to the cloud. A number of automakers have proven off V2X (car to surroundings) methods that join regionally and immediately, however they are not available on the market but. If you would like to know extra concerning the idea then keep tuned for extra particulars, as a result of we’ll be seeing it in individual at CES 2015.