Smart Bicycle That Warns You, When Car Is Approaching.
Vanhawks Valour – is a lightweight carbon fiber bicycle. Maybe it is first bicycle, that is equipped with lots of smart features, like warning of approaching vehicle which is on dangerous distance.
Last time there were enormous quantity of efforts to make smart technologies real in the area of regular bicycles.
If you remember there was “Velo-1”, dashboard of which you could see on the screen of smartphone.
And there was “Helios”, in its handle there was GPS device for tracking stolen bicycles.
Nowadays Canadian company Vanhawks made “Valour” – the lightweight carbon fiber bicycle. Maybe it is the first bicycle, which is equipped with a whole range of smart features, like warning about approaching vehicle that comes too near.
There is a new model of bicycle on Kickstarter right now. This bicycle keeps information about city infrastructure in its memory, and can connect with smartphone.
There are lots of built in censors which watch for sportsman activity, keeping in memory path, speed, and all other interesting data, which can be useful later.
Cyclist can set route and get directions from bicycle about the rout where cyclist has to follow.
All such information can be displayed by led monitor on the bicycles helm.
So there will be no need to look into smartphone for information needed, especially on the move.
Special sensors on the aft of the bicycle can check if there is a car behind the cyclist, and how far is it. If a car is too close there will be a special signal to warn sportsman with a soft vibration of helm.