2014.08.13. the skully AR-1 is a safety-focused motorcycle helmet with rear camera
augmented reality motorcycle helmet by skully is set to become the world’s smartest.
images courtesy of skully systems
with an augmented reality heads-up display, skully systems AR-1 bikers helmet is ready to be launched as the world’s smartest. the screen eliminates blind spots and distractions by keeping the driver’s focus on the road ahead, whilst projecting ultra wide angle rear view camera images. the transparent frame shows critical information in the line of sight in order to give the user full situational awareness.
the AR-1 is lightweight and aerodynamic
with the installation of a high-speed microprocessor, GPS navigation is integrated on screen with the rear camera view to give timely information even in low-reception areas. this means motorcyclists are not distracted from the road whilst looking out for road signs. the helmet is also bluetooth connected, enabling hands-free calling and music streaming to the driver.
side view of the smart helmet being worn
the AR-1 is certified by the DOT (department of transport) and the EVE (economic community of europe), and features a fog, scratch and glare resistant visor. the lightweight and aerodynamic shell also supports a 3d laser cut foam interior in order to provide a perfect fit. as well, the skully is made more comfortable as perspiration is reduced by 70% thanks to using an outlast(r) lining.
demonstration of how the skully AR-1 helmet functions.
video courtesy of skully systems
the skully AR-1 is available for pre-order now and will be shipped in may 2015.
the head-up display shows the rear view, thanks to an ultra wide angle camera
GPS navigation is also projected to focus the driver on the road ahead
bluetooth connection allows hands-free calls
streaming music is also available via bluetooth
a technical specification of the AR-1 helmet