Forcite the wearable technology manufacture has created a new skiing helmet it has unveiled this month in the form of the Forcite Alpine helmet that is equipped with a camera, communication system and Bluetooth connectivity.
Within the Forcite Alpine helmet is a camera that is located just above the brow of the wearer and features a camera that is cable of capturing POV footage using a 160 degree lens at a maximum resolution of 1080p @ 120fps.
Then camera is also equipped with image stabilisation technology and is fitted with two OLED fog lights one on either side of the lens for filming in low light conditions. Both lights and camera can be controlled using buttons Integrated into the side flaps of the helmet which also includes a Bluetooth module.
The Bluetooth allows the helmet to communicate with your smartphone enabling users to listen to music or make and receive phone calls via the built-in stereo speakers and microphone. As well as providing a link to the companion application which is capable of logging data about the skiers speed, position and performance.
The integrated communication system will also allow users to communicate with one another via wireless network created by the helmet offering a range of up to 50 m metres says Forcite. The Forcite Alpine helmet is expected to launch later this year and will soon be available to preorder although initial pricing has not been announced as yet by Forcite.