For cyclists, a drone to fly in front of and behind you to warn of upcoming danger.
A small Texas firm called Tracking Point has invented a smart rifle with an intelligent heads-up-display that can turn anyone into a sharp shooter. The invention combines technology from digital cameras, mobile devices, and smart displays into one very lethal package. With a top-end Tracking Point rifle, you can accurately hit a moving target at 1,200 yards, which is about two thirds of a mile.
It’s for hunting…
Irritated urban bicyclists like Mark Climaco and Casey Neistat are capturing the inconsiderate drivers that make it dangerous to bike in the city.
A new photo and reporting series is documenting San Diego’s disturbing lack of street lights.
"I’m totally against bike helmets. If you’re wearing a helmet, you’re in more danger.”
At 2 p.m. EST, we’re chatting live with MIT Media Lab scientist Sandra Richter, who wants to find new ways to encourage city citizens to ride bikes. Helmets aren’t one of them.
This Helmet With Brake Lights And Turn Signals Lets Bikers Speak The Language Of Cars
Windshields and airbags are just two the of many safety features bicyclists don’t have, unlike their automobile driving comrades. And while there’s nothing designers can really do about those (other than design sexier velomobiles or install bicyclist-friendly airbags into the exterior of cars), a Hungarian designer has created a concept for a bicycle helmet with three safety features that no car would ever come without: a headlight, a taillight, and turning signals.
"I had so many people coming to me with the with the same story,” says Josh Zisson, a Boston-based lawyer specializing in bike law, “I was doored on my bike, but the cop told the driver to leave because it was my fault for riding too close to the cars. I never got the driver’s info."