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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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21 hours ago

No Moped Has Any Right To Be This Bad Ass

Jul 31 2014 10:30pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

I have absolutely no need for a moped. I have a motorcycle and I have a bike, and never the twain shall meet. Then I saw the Motoped and wanted one. And then I saw this ridiculously over-endowed backwoods version and needed one. ...
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Midual Type 1 - first details

Jul 31 2014 1:02am CDT | Source: Top Speed

When everybody was almost convinced that Midual has became history, the company strikes back and has revealed the fist details about an all new model.Keeping it up with the company’s tradition, the new motorcycle will be hand built and will feature impressive finishes and attractive lines.Unfortunately, we don’t have any information about the price or technical specs. However, we do know that it is named the Type-1, and it will be ...
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7 weeks ago

​The Ariel Atom Of Motorcycles Won't Be Like The Ariel Atom At All

Jun 8 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Good news: Ariel will show off its long-awaited motorcycle at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Bad news: It won't be anything like the two-wheeled Atom we expected. Worse ne ...
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7 weeks ago

Ariel to revive motorcycle business with debut at Goodwood

Jun 7 2014 11:03am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Honda, Motorcycle, UK, MISC If you're a parent, the name Ariel might conjure up one of the Disney princesses, but auto enthusiasts know it as a hardcore, boutique British sports car maker. Before being revived to make the skeletal Atom, the business was also a British motorcycle company best known for its four-cylinder bikes. Now, the modern iteration is looking to the past with ...
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8 weeks ago

​How To Not Crash A Motorcycle And What Will Keep You Alive If You Do

Jun 4 2014 1:41pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Two of my friends hurt themselves in motorcycle crashes this weekend. Both crashes were their own damn fault. They're idiots. Here's how you can avoid being like them. Read more... ...
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