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Retro Safety Glasses

Retro Safety Glasses

Like Hand Eye Supply’s offerings, Restoration Hardware’s horn-rimmed safety glasses are stylish alternatives to the workshop staple. It has polycarbonate lenses, adjustable steel temples and removable perforated side shields.

Roost Smoke Alarm Battery

Roost Smoke Alarm Battery

If you’d rather not spend the $$$ for fancy smoke detectors, Roost might fit your bill. It works with smoke alarms that use 9V batteries, giving you alarm and low battery alerts via an app. Its not rechargeable, but it will last up to 5 years.

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Alpinestars Wearable Airbags

Alpinestars Wearable Airbags

Originally used in its MotoGP gear, Alpinestars’ Tech-Air is a removable vest that houses both the airbags and the sensors, which means it will work with any motorcycle. Look for Tech-Air and its compatible jackets in 2015.

Netgear Arlo Security Camera

Netgear Arlo Security Camera

Similar to Homeboy, Arlo security cameras are completely wireless. They send video to a mobile app using your Wi-Fi network and have internal batteries. They’re also weatherproof so you can put them both in and out of your house.

Kuna Outdoor Security Light

Kuna Outdoor Security Light

Kuna is an alternative to standard outdoor lights. Aside from being a stylish lamp, it’s also a discreet security system. It comes with a webcam, a microphone, a motion sensor and an alarm that you can all control through a mobile app.

Homeboy Security Camera

Homeboy Security Camera

A wireless indoor security camera that mounts via a magnetic base and connects to your iOS or Android device over Wi-Fi. It has an alarm, a motion detector and a camera that takes 640×480 video. Video here. More here.

Leeo Smart Alert

Leeo Smart Alert

If you don’t want to replace your existing smoke alarms with something smarter, the Leeo could be a good compromise. It listens to your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and will alert you or your emergency contacts via its iOS app.

Orfos Flares

Orfos Flares

These ultrabright, rechargeable LED bike lights aim to dramatically improve visibility of bike riders at night or in inclimate weather. The waterproof lights provide full 360° illumination, and attach using strong neodymium magnets.

HelSTAR Helmet Safety Lights

HelSTAR Helmet Safety Lights

A brake and turn signal light that sticks on the back of motorcycle helmets. It will come with a wireless transmitter that you’ll attach to your bike, allowing it to turn on or off in sync with the bike’s own lights.

Haven Home Lock

Haven Home Lock

The Haven smart lock is anchored at the base of your door, so it’s immune to lock picking and can withstand more stress compared to deadbolt locks. Toggle it through its app or integrate it into your home automation setup.

Dubs Ear Plugs

Dubs Ear Plugs

Dubs Acoustic Filters are stylish ear plugs. They sit flush against the ear and come in four colorways. Dubs claims that the ear plugs have a 12dB Noise Reduction Rating and can reduce volume without muffling or distorting sound.

The Dancing Traffic Light

The Dancing Traffic Light

For many pedestrians, the don’t walk sign is merely a suggestion. Carmaker Smart found a way to make people stop. It set up motion capture booths where people danced, and turned them into eye-catching signs. Making of here.

Tuuli Armor Tornado Shield

Tuuli Armor Tornado Shield

The Tornado Shield helps protect up to three people from being pierced or cut by flying debris, thanks to its layers of padding and ballistic nylon. Its bottom layer is made of ripstop nylon so you can breathe while you’re inside.

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Vinli Smart Driving Assistant

Vinli Smart Driving Assistant

Like Automatic, Vinli plugs into you car’s OBD-II port and can tell you specific details about your car’s health. But it also has apps for security, automatic emergency calls, GPS tracking, integration with home automation and more.

Fly6 Bicycle Tail Light

Fly6 Bicycle Tail Light

A bicycle tail light with an integrated 720p 130º camera and a microphone. The camera continuously records 15min. clips, which are stored in a microSD card (8GB card included). It also has a water-repellent coating.

The Mechanics of a Crash

The Mechanics of a Crash

Giro helmets educates us on the finer points of what happens to your brain in a crash, and how a seemingly small change to helmet design could protects us by moving just enough to reduce some of the most deadly and traumatic forces.

How the Sun Sees You

How the Sun Sees You

Independent filmmaker Thomas Leveritt shocks unsuspecting passersby when he shows them what they look like under an ultraviolet lens that reveals the underlying effects of direct exposure to UV rays. We’re going to get some SPF50 now.

VSSL Outdoor Kits

VSSL Outdoor Kits

VSSL makes compact outdoor utility kits. Its supplies kit for instance packs 15 tools – including a flashlight, a candle and a wire saw – in an 8″ long aluminum tube. It also has a first aid kit and an emergency shelter kit.

Skully AR-1

Skully AR-1

Formerly known as the P-1, Skully’s DOT/ECE-certified augmented reality motorcycle helmet has a rear view display that can also display maps and phone or SMS notifications. It also lets you control your phone’s music player.

Bandbox Bicycle Helmet

Bandbox Bicycle Helmet

Believe it or not, you’re looking at a bicycle helmet. The Bandbox has a protective and comfortable shell that you can discreetly top off with a variety of interchangeable hat covers (sold separately). Skip to 2:05.

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SAAQ: Cable

SAAQ: Cable

One move, many consequences. A man grabs his keys on his way out of a bar, setting off a literal – and catastrophic – chain of events. An anti-drunk driving advisory by Canadian government agency SAAQ.

iFind Self-Powered Locator

iFind Self-Powered Locator

Bluetooth locator devices are nothing new, but iFind is the first one we’ve seen that doesn’t need batteries. It harvests ambient electromagnetic energy – from routers, phones, TVs etc. – and converts that into usable power.

Mybell Digital Bike Horn & Lights

Mybell Digital Bike Horn & Lights

Mybelll’s speaker can blast out sounds up to 105dB, or about twice as loud as a typical metal bell. You can customize its horn by importing your own audio files. Its built-in 110 lumen LED lights are customizable as well.

DTC Car Multi-Tool

DTC Car Multi-Tool

This ingenious gadget combines a tire pressure gauge, auto glass escape hammer, LED flashlight, seat belt cutter, and other tools which could come in handy in an automotive emergency. Should be standard in every glove box.

Tinitell Wristphone

Tinitell Wristphone

A wearable smartphone designed for children. Tinitell lets kids call and answer calls simply by pressing its large button and saying the name of the person they want to call. It also has a GPS module so its wearer can be tracked.

Axe Kevlar Motorcycle Shirts

Axe Kevlar Motorcycle Shirts

Crave’s Axe and Axe 2 look like normal polyester shirts, but they have layers of Aramid Kevlar at the back and arms for protection. They also have inner pockets at the back, shoulders and elbow so you can add more protective pads.

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