The outer shell secures over top the textile mid-layer
Rockwell Headgear at ISPO Munich 2014
The Vaco12 tech uses bead-filled pods to dissipate impact forces
An illustration of how Vaco12 beads disperse impact energy
Hard plastic-coated foam is the traditional recipe for bicycle helmet design, but we've seen designers experimenting with new ways of protecting the rider's noggin. Inflatable and cardboard helmets are just two recent examples, but German company Rockwell has another idea: bean bags.
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