Deutsche Telekom, Canyon develop smart bicycle

Thursday 28 August 2014 | 09:54 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom said it has developed a pushbike with built-in emergency alarm, in conjunction with Koblenz-based Canyon Bicycles. The system is being demonstrated at the Eurobike 2014 exhibition in Friedrichshafen from 27 to 30 August. Crash sensors recognise when an accident has occurred, enabling an automatic call for help, and GPS enables the bike to be located, which is also helpful if it is stolen. The system will go into a pilot phase of several months at the beginning of 2014. The bike has an on-board unit with SIM card, microcontroller, movement sensor and GPS module. The SIM

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / T-Systems
Countries: Germany
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