Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bike Helmet With Built-In Turn Signals

As an avid bike rider, I feel the pain of being on the road and people not "seeing" me. What's worse is when I see someone who is on the road and is not wearing a helmet. Something to aid in the visibility the Blink Bike Helmet is a way to incorporate turn signals into your riding. Though, this is only a concept, I can see a valid use for this. For safety purposes, I'm not sure the idea of take your hands off of the handlebars to touch the side of your head works. Why not use an accelerometer that knows when you turn your head. Below are some other renderings of the concept:

[via Gizmodo]


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