Hammerhead: Minimal, LED-Based Bicycle Navigation

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Mon, Sep 16th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

Currently seeking your financial support on Dragon, this unusual navigation system for bicycles called Hammerhead uses only LED lights to give you just enough information to guide you to your destination.

Hammerhead Navigation has created a unique systemfor commuters to navigate streets and trails with ease.The Hammerhead is a compact, portable device thataffixes to handlebars and conveniently guides your ridewith an LED light array. The LEDs provideturn - by - turn directions, including when you’ve ultimately reached your destination. With the new Hammerhead, consumers can download the iPhone or Android app, and receive crowd sourced route suggestionsbased on their preferences. Once a route is selected, the app communicates via Bluetooth Smart,allowing the phone to remainsafely stashed awaywith its screen turned off.Hammerhead supportsthe movement for “greener” transportation, and encouragesa more viable urban biking community.

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