Poc Omne Eternal: The World's First Helmet With Solar-Charged Integrated Light

Joe Robinson Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 14:00 Self-charging lights that harvest both natural and artificial light are a good thing for cycling The new Poc Omne Eternal helmet is a claimed world-first. The Swedish brand believes this to be the first cycling helmet to introduce an integrated rear light that also manages to self-charge on the fly. Integrating lights into helmets has been an innovative idea that manufacturers have been exploring for quite some time. It makes sense as a concept, a further point of reference to assist other road users in making sure you are seen. Brands such as Lumos, as an example, have introduced complex rear light systems into helmets such as the Kickstart and Ultra. But none have managed to introduce a light system that can charge itself while you ride, until now. Poc has utilised a new material called Powerfoyle, an iridescent nano-material developed by ...

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