Hövding helmet

29 Jul

The man above may have his fashion down, but if he were to go for a ride on his bicycle, he would undoubtedly mess up his hair when placing a helmet on top of his head. Enter the Hövding (Swedish for “chieftain”), an airbag designed for cyclists with a taste for fashion. Shown above around the man’s neck. The Hövding was designed by Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, and contains gyroscopes and accelerometers which constantly monitor your movements, releasing the hidden airbag only when you’re in danger. Check it out in the following youtube video….

More at http://www.hovding.com/hovding.php

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