Blubel: A Bicycle Bell That Navigates

LED lights offer direction through this connected bike accessory

The charming chime of a bike bell has long provided one use: to alert those around that a cyclist is coming. Blubel, funding on Kickstart now, offers far more. Through LED gestures on the bell’s facade, it actually guides bike riders utilizing Bluetooth connectivity to users’ smartphones. The Blubel dedicated app also reads bike chimes across the entire network, and can re-route cyclists to avoid …

Charged: Afterguard

A heads-up display that streams live data for quick decision-making on the high seas

Racing out on the ocean, the wind can whip mercilessly and consistently, throwing an endless barrage of sea-spray and hurtling your craft faster than its sails and keel can handle. Other times, a swirling gust changes directions without notice or reason. Sometimes it fails to blow at all. The wind is just one factor in a list of constantly changing conditions that make open ocean …

Airframe Portable Phone Mount

Kenu's expandable clip turns any car's air vent into an adjustable phone stand

As the weather continues to warm up in the Northern Hemisphere, our inner-compass begins to spin, urging us onto the open road. To assist with navigation once we heed the call is the handy Airframe portable car mount. This little device from Kenu turns any air vent into a phone mount, allowing the driver—or co-pilot—to monitor Google Maps or search for entertainment nearby, while keeping …