How a BYU student's 'smart helmet' might save football players from brain damage


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    Nov. 9, 2013 5:26 p.m.

    Nice the helmet can measure impact, but wouldn't it be better to design a helmet to reduce impact to nil?

  • rnoble Pendleton, OR
    Nov. 8, 2013 5:36 p.m.

    Now if he can get together with those swedish girls working on an airbag bicycle helmet we can do away with concussion damage altogether.

  • bfwebster Parker, CO
    Nov. 8, 2013 7:37 a.m.

    Depending upon how fast the calculations can be done, and if they can be done in the helmet itself, this could in the long run open the door to a 'reactive armor'-type approach, where small inflatable cells could be used to cushion or minimize the impact.

  • t702 Las Vegas, NV
    Nov. 7, 2013 8:24 p.m.

    hope he is successful and makes a tonne of money

  • BYUalum South Jordan, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 7:25 p.m.

    Way cool! Go BYU.