Volvo bicycle helmet will save us from a collision with a car




Curious system is going to present the Swedish Volvo. The company will show new product at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. The event is known, will be launched very soon – in January.
Велосипедный шлем Volvo спасет от столкновения с авто

It is noteworthy that of the machines out of the question. The famous manufacturer plans to announce a “smart” helmet. And for cyclists.

What is useful is this accessory? It will allow the owners of two-wheeled solutions to evade collisions with other road users.

How the technology works? Relatively simple: the helmet is synchronized with the smartphone and transmits location data in the “cloud”. This information quickly enters the onboard computers of cars Volvo.
Велосипедный шлем Volvo спасет от столкновения с авто

Once the vehicles dangerously closer, cyclist and driver booked. The first – in the form of a light alarm signal. The second – to the head-up display on the windshield. Have time to maneuver.

Intriguing and promising initiative. After all, this kind of accident is extremely common. But you can not say that the idea without drawbacks.

The most obvious drawback – not all move to Volvo. The accident with the Audi concept will not save. And will people trust the “cloud” their routes

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