Watch this Invisible Airbag Helmet for Cyclists Inflate

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Watch this Invisible Airbag Helmet for Cyclists Inflate Watch this Invisible Airbag Helmet for Cyclists Inflate
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Watch this Invisible Airbag Helmet for Cyclists Inflate

by Siobhan O'Connor

October 23, 2010

Behold the Hövding, a discreet airbag that, while not actually invisible, is understated and cool-looking, and which can be worn by cyclists around their necks instead of a helmet. Created by two Swedish university students, the airbag inflates around the cyclist's head in the instances of collision or a fall, protecting them from injuries. Watch it in action below.

Here is what it looks like when it inflates:



And see it in action, here:

Finally, you can check out the high-fashion site promoting the thing here.

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