iCandy: Connecting the Dots

Gadgets allow communication, location, and identification

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Photo: Hövding
A motorcycle rider has to make a choice: Wear a helmet and improve the odds of the cranium surviving a chance encounter with the pavement, or have one less bulky thing to lug around. The best of both worlds now comes in the form of a collar from the industrial designers and engineers at Hövding, in Malmö, Sweden, that instantly unfurls into a hood-shaped air bag when electronic sensors predict that a spill is imminent.

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