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Mid-Car Airbag Inflates to Prevent Passenger-Driver Collisions

GM has developed an airbag that inflates from between the front two seats. It’s designed to protect the driver and passenger during side impacts which may drive them into each other, or onto the far side of the car. At the link, you can watch a slow-motion video of one inflating with a crash test [...]

Airbag for cyclists created

Designers have come up with an airbag that can protect a cyclist during an accident. The airbag deploys just seconds before the cyclist hits their hea…

Inflatable Helmet

The Hövding, developed by Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, is an inflatable helmet. It’s designed to protect a bicyclist’s head without mussing his/her hair: Hövding is a discreet collar that the cyclist is wearing around his neck. The collar contains a folded airbag which is visible only at a collision. The airbag is designed as a [...]