Invisible airbag cycle helmet wins design award

When we first saw the airbag cycle helmet last year, we were impressed. And  it appears we were not the only ones -- it's just won a prestigious design award.

'Hovding' helmet -- which looks like a scarf and only springs into action when needed -- has scooped the play 'Index Award' at a gala event in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

The innovative helmet instantly inflates into an air-bag-style helmet when accelerometers and gyro-meters inside detect sudden jolt.

The Swedish designers say they came up with the creation to have a helmet which would not spoil their hair-do… but the 100,000 Euro prize money must be a nice bonus.
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