BRG Sports & 360fly Unveil 360-Degree Video Integrated Smart Helmet

BRG Sports and 360fly have as soon as once more teamed as much as announce a model new sensible line of helmets on the 2016 Shopper Electronics Present (CES) in Las Vegas this week. BRG (Bell, Ridell, Giro) has taken their experience in helmet improvement and mixed it with 360fly’s proprietary 360-diploma 4K video and have built-in them each to supply a brand new helmet that may be capable of seize athlete’s full actions in excessive-high quality 4K video.

The brand new product line comes out with 4 new helmets, every combining the helmet and 360 diploma know-how for various functions:

  • Bell Star with 360fly – Pushed by the important wants of the fashionable racer, and utterly new for 2016, the Bell Star is probably the most superior full-face road motorbike helmet available on the market today
  • Bell Moto 9 Flex with 360fly – Bell’s most complete off street motorbike helmet, that includes its proprietary “progressive layering” power-administration system
  • Bell Tremendous 2R with 360fly – Bell’s most versatile and award-profitable all-mountain helmet, with an progressive removable chin bar function for max efficiency and adaptableness
  • Giro Edit with 360fly – Giro’s lightest full-featured snow helmet

“The advantages of integrating digital video and intuitive digital know-how into motion sports helmets is a floor-breaking development for our sports,” stated Terry Lee, Government Chairman & CEO, BRG Sports. “This “sensible helmet” collaboration with 360fly is yet one more landmark milestone inside our 60-yr historical past of helmet innovation and business management.”

360fly additionally continues to maximise the capabilities of their versatile video seize know-how that helps excessive sports athletes seize footage.

“From day one, our focus has prolonged past the baseline advantages of immersive 360-diploma VR content material, and into the expansive universe of intuitive “sensible” applied sciences that our single-lens know-how allows,” stated Peter Adderton, 360fly CEO. “These helmets are merely the primary of many distinctive purposes for these applied sciences enabled by our proprietary 360fly 4K platform.”

All 4 of the aforementioned function a totally-built-in 360-diploma 4K digital camera that can also be able to capturing in typical sixteen×9 video as nicely. The video might be immediately shared on social platforms corresponding to Fb or YouTube and might be edited immediately as nicely. The digital camera comes with commonplace Bluetooth integration, constructed-in WiFi and as much as two hours of battery life.

The 360fly digital camera is removable, which permits it to be utilized by the consumer in quite a few way of life settings and proceed to seize high quality footage. And with autopilot monitoring, customers can monitor and comply with their topics within the movies and have the power to make on the fly edits with the rider within the middle of the video.

One other distinctive function features a collision avoidance alert system that senses and routinely notifies the rider of potential oncoming risks which might be outdoors of the rider’s field of regard. Lastly, there’s additionally a reside streaming choice the place superior customers that want to livestream 360 diploma video can use the built-in digital camera pairs with the micro-HDMI base and are then capable of present an output to a 360-diploma actual-time video stream.

The motion sports video market is quickly evolving and 360-diploma video is among the elements that may proceed to progress as options proceed to offer enhanced viewing experiences for the buyer. We’ll proceed to watch these developments at CES 2016 and going ahead.