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Vicis Zero1

Vicis is a new startup from Seattle trying to crack a tough market, sports helmets. Their debut helmet, called Zero1 and designed by Artefact, is a 21st century football helmet that is safer, sexier and more functional, designed to reduce the risk of head injury for football players. The company is using their expertise in medicine and engineering to protect young athletes. Zero1 has a soft, deformable outer skin with a harder plastic core inside, it is designed to absorb the impact of a collision, the outer layers of the helmet slow acceleration and protect precious cargo, the brain. watch the video below



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SKYSAVER

Do you work or live in a multi-story building? Are you prepared for the risk of a fire? Preparing and practicing a fire escape plan is essential and greatly increases the chances of surviving, SkySaver is the ultimate personal rescue device, making escaping easy. The portable escape kit is lightweight and easy to use, simply strap on the backpack, attach the fire-resistant cable to a secure anchor point, exit the nearest window, and the SkySaver will slowly and auto...
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PENFIELD PAC SHORT

The new Pac Short by Penfield is a convenient item to have in your glovebox or daypack for on-demand comfort as soon as temperatures spike. Made from ultra lightweight polyester with a durable, water resistant coating thatís been combined with a full mesh lining for breathability and comfort, the Pac Short features an adjustable waist with webbing belt, and two zipped pockets at the leg and center back to keep your belongings safe. The unique packable construction l...
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THE NORTH FACE AVALANCHE AIRBAG PACK

Imagine being caught in an avalanche with only a shovel to free you from hundreds of pounds of snow - the odds do not look very good. The North Face hopes to change that through the integration of its new product, called Avalanche Airbag Safety System (ABS). The ABS Patrol 24 Pack is worn on your back and inflates to protect you if hit by a large amount of snow, such as airbags in vehicles. The request for the development of this product came from professional snowb...
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