Lumos is adding a smart new feature to its blinking bike helmet today: the ability to be controlled by an Apple Watch. Lumos’ helmet has turn signals on the back that are usually activated by a wireless remote clipped onto a bike’s handlebar. Now, Lumos Helmet owners will be able to automatically trigger those signals by using hand gestures instead, as long as they’re wearing an Apple Watch, too.
It’s a clever feature, especially since Lumos wearers should theoretically still be signaling with their hands, anyway. So removing the need for buttons means less thing they have to do.
After installing Lumos’ Apple Watch app, the Watch will record how its wearer makes their left and right turn gestures….
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Author: Jacob Kastrenakes
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