Good vibrations: Wearable sends bikers alerts without causing distraction

11/10/2020 8:30:00 AM

Sentinel connects to the rider's smartphone over Bluetooth and has its own specific application.

Sentinel connects to the rider's smartphone over Bluetooth and has its own specific application.

VIENNA: The Austrian startup Motobit has unveiled a wearable device aimed at motorcycle riders. The device uses vibrations to communicate with riders at all times, so they can stay focused on the road and stick to an appropriate speed to help prevent accidents. This innovative device is available exclusively via the crowdfunding website Indiegogo, priced from €109 (RM534). The device, called Sentinel, connects to the rider's smartphone over Bluetooth and has its own specific application. On the road, riders receive warnings about potentially dangerous situations thanks to a haptic feedback system causing the device to vibrate. Sentinel should...

By ETX STUDIO | 11 October 2020 VIENNA: The Austrian startup Motobit has unveiled a wearable device aimed at motorcycle riders.Good vibrations: Wearable sends bikers alerts without causing distraction Saturday, 10 Oct 2020 09:31 PM MYT Motorcyclists can wear the Sentinel device on their wrist or on their belt.By - October 10, 2020 7:37 PM Motorcyclists can wear the Sentinel device on their wrist or on their belt.Australian states and territories reported 16 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, down from 28 on Thursday, and no deaths for two days, the first time Australia has gone 48 hours without a COVID-19 death since July 11.

The device uses vibrations to communicate with riders at all times, so they can stay focused on the road and stick to an appropriate speed to help prevent accidents.This innovative device is available exclusively via the crowdfunding website Indiegogo, priced from €109 (RM534).The device uses vibrations to communicate with riders at all times, so they can stay focused on the road and stick to an appropriate speed to help prevent accidents.The device, called Sentinel, connects to the rider's smartphone over Bluetooth and has its own specific application.The device uses vibrations to communicate with riders at all times, so they can stay focused on the road and stick to an appropriate speed to help prevent accidents.On the road, riders receive warnings about potentially dangerous situations thanks to a haptic feedback system causing the device to vibrate.The device, called Sentinel, connects to the rider’s smartphone over Bluetooth and has its own specific application.Sentinel should ideally be worn on the wrist, but it can also be carried in a pocket or on a belt.(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Michael Perry) Article type: metered.

Thanks to its advanced algorithms, Sentinel analyses users' riding behaviour and the course of the road to alert riders when they're going too fast, especially on bends.Sentinel should ideally be worn on the wrist, but it can also be carried in a pocket or on a belt.On the road, riders receive warnings about potentially dangerous situations thanks to a haptic feedback system causing the device to vibrate.This can help prevent skidding and other accidents.Motobit, located in Styria just outside here, has opted to use haptic feedback as a way of communicating with motorcyclists instead of audio or visual notifications.This can help prevent skidding and other accidents.This allows riders to stay focused and keep their eyes on the road.This can help prevent skidding and other accidents.Plus, in the event of an accident, emergency contacts can be messaged at the touch of an easily accessible button.This allows riders to stay focused and keep their eyes on the road.

Note that Sentinel also has a group riding mode.If several friends all have the wearables, for example, they can set a maximum distance to maintain between riders.Note that Sentinel also has a group riding mode.Plus, in the event of an accident, emergency contacts can be messaged at the touch of an easily accessible button.In other words, if one biker can't keep up, the other members of the group will be automatically notified.Sentinel is the fruit of more than two years of research.In other words, if one biker can’t keep up, the other members of the group will be automatically notified.The first shipments aren't expected until spring 2021.In other words, if one biker can’t keep up, the other members of the group will be automatically notified.

indiegogo.The first shipments aren’t expected until spring 2021.com/projects/sentinel-your-smartest-motorcycle-companion.

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