The Army's New Helmet Design Comes with Built-In A/C

It's starting to look like the soldiers of the future could almost fight in space. The Army's latest helmet concept, specifically designed for chemical-biological protection, includes a respirator that keeps the air clean and cool, like a mini air conditioner built right into the mask. It also looks very badass. » 5/13/14 12:40pm 5/13/14 12:40pm

US Army's new awesome helmet turns war into deadly video game

It seems like something out of Halo, but this new futuristic soldier helmet discovered by KitUp! is now being tested by the US Army. Called the Helmet Electronics and Display System-Upgradeable Protection, it's a modular variation of the current head gear, with face-protective 9mm plating and Heads Up Display powered… » 10/24/13 6:15pm 10/24/13 6:15pm

Bluetooth Bike Helmet: Take Calls, Don't Crash

It's not enough to just ride a bike these days—you've got to be able to take calls, check the GPS, and skip tracks on a playlist. But with one hand on a gadget with the other on the handlebars, and you're asking for an accident. The new Cardo BK-1 is a two-speaker Bluetooth headset that mounts on your bike helmet so… » 3/27/12 12:15pm 3/27/12 12:15pm

Baseball Pitchers May Need to Wear Futuristic Helmets to Protect Their…

A pitcher is in a pretty vulnerable spot on the baseball field: right smack dab in the middle of the action, straight in the line of fire. Easton-Bell decided that because of that potential danger, there was need for a new pitcher helmet that could absorb some of the potentially violent contact. The goal was to… » 3/09/11 10:40am 3/09/11 10:40am