The CheckLight contains a tri-axial accelerometer and a gyroscope, to measure linear and rotational acceleration, respectively
This CheckLight's blinking red LED indicates that a serious blow to the head has taken place
The CheckLight is a skull cap for athletes that warns when serious impacts have been delivered to the head
Although everyone knows of the dangers of brain injuries, it’s often difficult to tell if such an injury has taken place. There are certainly cases in which athletes receive concussions, yet say that they feel fine when asked. That’s why Reebok and flexible electronics developer MC10 have created the CheckLight skull cap. It lets athletes and coaches know when a potentially brain-damaging impact has been delivered to its wearer’s head.
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