No More One-Size-Fits-All For Riddell’s Custom Helmets

Football gear producer Riddell is making customized-fitted helmets for gamers in hopes of enhancing imaginative and prescient and safety.

Its Precision-Match know-how scans the dimensions and floor of an athlete’s head and converts the info right into a 3D mannequin.

“You remove that lag, so to talk, when a participant strikes his head. You don’t have the helmet enjoying catch up, which is what they consider to be a big contributing elements to concussions proper now,” stated Rutgers gear supervisor Stephen Hale, whose gamers have skilled Riddell’s helmets. “It’s fairly floor-breaking stuff.”

Riddell has gamers from greater than forty school and NFL groups on board, and in June introduced Peyton Manning as a strategic enterprise advisor and model ambassador.