Supaheroe makes cycling safer with flexible LEDs
Cycling is dangerous at the best of times – and all the more so when you're doing it at night, in the dark, jockeying for position with cars. That’s why clothing company Utope and stretchable circuit company Fraunhofer IZM have teamed up to create Supaheroe, a top that lights up.
So why not just attach some lights to my current gear? you ask. Supaheroe's innovative design uses 64 stretchy RBG-LEDs to create a flexible display across its front, shoulders and back. And the best part is it uses an acceleration sensor and 3D-gyroscope so the light pattern matches your movements. It even syncs with your phone to change the display when you get a call.
No mention of pricing has come our way yet but it’s expected in time for the darkening short days at the end of 2012.
You may also like
Carbon fibre and titanium Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 revealed at Harrods
Max Payne 3's crews will be playable in Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer
Some Apple Smart Covers won't work with the new iPad 3, magnets to blame