Fighter Pilot Turned Biker with the SMART Cycling Helmet

  Health monitoring systems are showing up everywhere and now LifeBEAM is bringing their technology to the cycling world. The SMART cycling helmet uses technology that was born from fighter pilot monitoring systems. It works by utilizing a small sensor at the front of the helmet. The sensor uses optical methods to continually monitor physiological data like heart rate, calories burned, oxygen saturation and other vitals that it sends to a processing unit in the back of the helmet. That data can then be sent wirelessly via Bluetooth 4.0 or ANT+ to a smartphone app, a sports watch or cycling computer in real time. The best part of the SMART helmet [...]