Bulgarian designer Krasimir Emilov Aseno has come up with a different kind of helmet. His concept is supposed to comfortably accommodate the rider inside and be handled by joystick. Power will come from several electric motors fed both by an accumulator battery and by a solar energy system which collects outside power thanks to a folio of solar sensitive cells. Ingenious, huh?

The best part about this concept is that it doesn’t roll you over as it goes down the street, but has what the designer calls a “speed track system” consisting in many treads covered in elastic, flexible, and strong material in order to make movement possible. Also, driving-belts can be used.

The joystick handling system is a gyroscopic one that determines the vehicle to bend left or right depending on the direction indicated by the rider.

Needing to be strong and yet very light, the Rollersphere will be made out of materials such as carbon or titanium and it will even have shock absorbers as it is designed for huge jumps too. Sounds crazy to me!

Is this supposed to turn into the world’s safest ride if it’s ever made?


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere


Rollersphere, the helmet you ride into Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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Rollersphere

Source: yankodesign

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5 comments:

  (325) posted on 03.2.2010

@ Rod agree, it looks like it can handle heavy crash test

Rod  (825) posted on 03.2.2010

The way I see it is we would be safe on this helmetbike.

Rod  (815) posted on 02.25.2010

looks like a giant marble to me.. and it looks like they wont permit this due to it’s shiny paint and may cause accidents.

Rod  (89) posted on 02.24.2010

Man what fun, and I can be a Spaceball

Rod  (571) posted on 02.23.2010

well that looks promising, i hope it can withstand the high impact and meet the user’s expectation.

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