Evix Safety's helmet with an airbag is a world-first for cycling safety

Evix Safety's CEO and co-founder Marc Millet at the IQS Tech Fest © CompassList

Evix Safety is launching a “smart” cycling helmet fitted with an airbag to prevent thousands of neck injuries from accidents

More city-dwellers have taken up cycling over the recent years, choosing it as a healthy, environmentally friendly alternative to other forms of local transport. Some estimates indicate that there are 2bn bicycles in use globally – one for every four people on Earth. Unfortunately, the bike's increasing popularity has also brought about an unwelcome increase in accidents resulting from its use.Barcelona-based startup Evix Safety says that 30,000 European Union citizens have lost their lives in bike accidents in the last decade and that one in every 14 cyclists has an accident annually. Of thes...
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