Cyclists may be interested in a new smart bike taillight that has been designed by the FASTeam and is capable of alerting friends and family when it detects you had an accident whilst cycling.
The FAST taillight is also capable of detecting unauthorised bike movement and alerting you when someone may be trying to tamper with or steal your bike when it is parked and stationery.
Watch the video below to learn more about this new technique little device that has taken to Kickstarter to raise $20,000 to go into production. Its creators explain a little more :
We all know that cycling can be very dangerous. Accidents, especially serious ones, could happen in the next minute. Now, FAST offers motion-security monitoring by a motion sensor and a motion detection algorithm. So, when an accident happens, FAST will send a distress signal through your phone to your emergency contact, which makes sure that you get timely aid in case you are not conscious. And your loved ones will be the first to be informed.
FAST, a smart tail light that can alert others about accidents or unauthorized bike movement. Light Sensitive and App Customizable LED pattern. FAST tail light you can strap to your bike to get some of the smart bike experience without the outrageous price. One of the most unique iterations on this concept is the FAST tail light, a smart bike accessory put together by a Shenzhen-based startup.
For more information on the new FAST jump over to the Kickstarter website for details via the link below and make a pledge from $19.