Jul 18, 2012 | Tech News
WHAT IS IT?
An airbag collar that looks like a scarf, that inflates into a helmet in 0.1 seconds.
WHY IS IT RELEVANT?
As materials technology continues to advance, we may see some interesting changes to personal protection – while looking even more stylish. Imagine not needing to wear a clunky helmet anymore while riding your Ducati motorcycle. Or, when driving your vintage Mercedes coupe, to know that your Personal Airbag System – built into your Armani blazer – will keep you safe. Will all apparel one day be required by law to be waterproof, fireproof, bulletproof, and keep you afloat in the water in the event that you drive off a bridge?