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Bike Helmet Measures Heart Rate In Real Time

Bike Helmet Measures Heart Rate In Real Time
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SMART Cycling is new way for bikers to keep track of their vitals in extreme conditions.

Ross Brooks
  • 13 may 2013

The SMART Cycling Helmet is the first of it’s kind, allowing you to measure your heart rate without the need for a chest strap and using technology originally developed for fighter pilots and astronauts.

The helmet itself is lightweight, featuring a built-in microprocessor powered by LifeBEAM’s advanced algorithm. It also uses a state-of-the-art optical physiological sensor, accelerometer, and has full wireless communication capabilities.

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Viewing your heart-rate in real time is also possible if your connect the helmet to your smart phone, sports watch or computer. Having been designed to undergo extreme conditions, the helmet is able to accurately measure your heartbeat, regardless of how hard you’re training.

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SMART was funded through Indiegogo and the company are currently building a waiting list for those interested in purchasing one of the high-tech helmets.

SMART Cycling Helmet

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