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LiveMap Motorcycle Helmet Gives Riders Built-In Navigation and More

LiveMap Motorcycle Helmet Gives Riders Built-In Navigation and More

Jun 19 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Helmet has a fighter jet style heads up display inside

All sorts of cool projects turn up over on Indiegogo. Some of the projects aren't anything that fans of cars and motorcycles would be interested in, but on occasion, something interesting for...

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LiveMap Motorcycle Helmet Gives Riders Built-In Navigation and More

Jun 19 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Helmet has a fighter jet style heads up display inside

All sorts of cool projects turn up over on Indiegogo. Some of the projects aren't anything that fans of cars and motorcycles would be interested in, but on occasion, something interesting for enthusiasts does turn up. The interesting thing that's turned up recently is a high-tech motorcycle helmet designed to give riders a heads up display similar to something jet pilots would see.

The helmet is called the LiveMap motorcycle helmet and it has a built-in GPS navigation system with a voice control interface. The helmet projects a map and driving directions onto the windscreen surface where riders can get directions they need while keeping their eyes on the road. Power for the system comes from a pair of 3000 mAh batteries and the device has two earphones.

The helmet also features a light sensor that automatically adjusts image brightness to ensure that the rider can see what's in front of them at all times. It also features a digital compass the tracks head movement and changes the picture the rider sees depending on the orientation of their head and bike. The manufacturer expects production versions of the helmet to cost about $2000 putting them out of reach of most riders.

 
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4 weeks ago

This Cop Did The Right Thing Running From This Pack Of Motorcycle Idiots

Oct 22 2014 2:43pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

A pack of flagrantly reckless sportbikers basically intimidated this motorcycle patrolman into "not pulling them over." Can't call it justice, but I think this police officer did more for public safety by leaving the scene ...
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4 weeks ago

English Bulldog is the friendliest motorcycle passenger ever

Oct 22 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc., Videos, Motorcycle, Humor Dogs are man's best friend, and motorcycles are a ton of fun to ride. Combine the two of them, and the result might be even better than either one alone. Just look at this happy pup. This might not be the safest thing we've ever seen, but it is adorable, especially since the owner was kind enough to put some vintage-look goggles on for some extra protection and serious style. Plus, this English Bulldog appears to be ext ...
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6 weeks ago

Mahindra to buy 51% stake in Peugeot Scooter business

Oct 9 2014 4:48pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Europe, Earnings/Financials, Peugeot, Motorcycle, India PSA Peugeot-Citroën already lost a lot of control of its automotive business earlier this year when Dongfeng and the French government each bought 14 percent shares of the struggling firm to keep it alive. The company's scooter division, one of the oldest in the world, is now facing a similar situation as Indian motoring giant Mahindra has offered t ...
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6 weeks ago

How To Ride A Big, Heavy Motorcycle Off-Road

Oct 9 2014 10:47am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

There's no better way to see the world than from two wheels. But, the Adventure Motorcycles made to do just that are so big and heavy, riding them off the road becomes its own, separate and difficult-to-master skill. Here ...
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6 weeks ago

Electric Motorcycle Buyer's Guide, Most Efficient States, BMW i3 Electric-Car Reviews: Today's Car News

Oct 9 2014 9:03am CDT | Source: Hybrid SUV Reports

Today's news is all about comparisons. Find a zero-emission bike with our 2015 electric motorcycle buyer's guide, see how the BMW i3 stacks up against other electric cars, and find out which states have the most efficient cars and homes. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The BMW i3 face ...
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7 weeks ago

2015 Zero Electric Motorcycles Get More Range, ABS, Tire & Suspension Upgrades

Sep 30 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

The 2015 Zero Motorcycles lineup was revealed this morning, and all of its electric motorcycles get some important upgrades: greater range, antilock brakes (ABS), Showa suspension, and Pirelli tires. For the past three years, Zero Motorcycles been adding greater range and more power to its motorcycles. This ye ...
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