This sleek, visibility-first smart bike helmet could be yours soon

UNIT 1
FARO BIKE HELMET

A smart helmet that delivers style, safety and comfort with a state-of-the-art light system, ventilation, MIPS and fall detection.

To ride a bike in traffic dense cities will be challenging until most adopts biking. So why not take whats good on a car (like turn signals and lights) to integrate them into your helmet. In a sleek way, looking good rather than looking like you are training for your next mountain bike race. Your date will be pleasantly surprised. And relieved. That you are safe of course!

Cycling accidents on the street are often caused by lack of visibility and unclear communication. Drivers and other riders not seeing you well enough or not knowing what you’re going to do next.

80% of riders use cycling lights and still don’t feel safe. Why? Because they’re small and sit quite low. On top of that, they are easily lost, forgotten or even stolen.

A handlebar remote as an add on option

Because not everyone bikes the same way, turn signals aren’t as necessary in the countryside as they are in big cities, it brings the cost of the helmet down for those who don’t require them. Its a good way to make it more affordable for some.

And because…

Committed to the environnement

Unit 1 Gear‘s app will have an entire section devoted to quantifying & tracking the positive environmental impact of riding a bike vs driving or using public transportation (measured in kg of CO2). Encouraging riding habits to users that are healthy for them AND for the planet.

Making the slopes & streets, safer and smarter

Unit 1 creates hardware + software tech-enabled products for Urban Mobility & Action Sports.

Kickstarter presale price starting at $129

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