Hövding: An Airbag For Cyclists
Protective gear for cyclists can be worn as a clothing accessory.
Hövding is a novel airbag helmet for cyclists and works exactly like the ones in cars, except it can be worn around the neck. This fashionable safety device, created by two Swedish university students, is worn as a collar around the neck when not activated, and is equipped with sensors that inflates it around the cyclist’s head in case of a collision.
Here’s how it works: