Bike helmet reads cyclists’ minds, tracks their stress levels on the road

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As with almost all previously offline products, bikes and their accessories are now getting smart. We've already written about Helios handlebars, which feature exercise tracking and GPS location services. Now the MindRider helmet is using EEG technology to enable cyclists to see how their thought patterns change over the course of their journey. The idea for the device came about when MIT Media Lab graduate Arlene Ducao, who now runs Brooklyn's DuKode Studio, began to hack her own helmet by adding an EEG headset that changed the color of embedded LEDs depending on how calm or agitated she was. She…

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