Rideye Is a Black Box Video Camera for Bikes

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UPDATE: Rideye cameras will now feature twice the video history— 2.5 hours instead of the original 1.25 hours. The campaign is on track to hit quantities much higher than originally anticipated, which allows the purchase of components at a lower cost. All past and future pledges are eligible.

Cycling through heavy traffic just got a little less risky with Rideye camera surveillance, which documents bike accidents in HD, much like how black boxes are used to investigate the causes of airplane crashes.

As a mechanical engineer and avid bike rider, Cedric Bosch created Rideye to make cycling safer for everyone. After working on the project for the past year, Bosch launched a Kickstarter campaign this month to help move it into production. Initially, he became inspired to create Rideye after his best friend was seriously injured in a hit-and-run bike accident last year. Rideye’s automatic video footage would identify hit-and-run drivers, and help prevent false claims. Read more…

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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