The Folding Bike Gets Connected to the Internet of Things
What happens when you combine a bicycle with the power of the world's data?
The Internet of Things continues to change how consumers interact with everyday objects such as appliances. Now, London-based bicycle company Brompton wants to apply this technology to the folding bikes for which they're best known.
As part of a hack day, Brompton teamed up with software company EVRYTHNG to explore how an Internet of Things-connected bike might look.
In a video detailing the project, Brompton's Chief Design and Engineering Officer Will Carleysmith shares that the project served as a way to expand the functionality of the company's current bicycle model: