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Ride Safe Wearing the Guardian GA-1, World’s Smartest Helmet

While driving is much safer than riding a motorcycle for so many reasons, scientists and IT programmers out there keep looking for solutions to make a change. New York-based Fusar Technologies has recently released its new Guardian GA-1 augmented reality motorcycle helmet.
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The helmet was invented by Ryan Shearman, founder and CEO of New York-based Fusar Technologies and was presented at the Augmented World Expo 2014 a couple a days ago. According to engadget.com, it is a prototype that will get on Kickstarter for its crowd funding initiative by mid-July. Shearman is planning to market it in about a year or so.

The Guardian is DOT (U.S. Department of Transportation) approved and has an Android board. It also features two wide-angle cameras and parts of the Epson Moverio Glasses. Moreover, according to its creator, the helmet is a fully integrated and connected device that motorcyclists can wear to get a full cognitive awareness of what’s going on around them.

While getting information about the speed, fuel and navigation data, the bikers will get unparalleled access to information about their surroundings, the side and rear included. According to the source, if all goes well, the final product will be able to alert the rider of a dangerous situation before it becomes an accident. Shearman also plans to add voice control to future prototypes.

However, it’s hard to tell if the Guardian is a better helmet than the Livemap hi-tech with built-in navigation system and voice controlled interface, but we’ll let you guys decide on that one.



 
 
 
 
 

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