HOWTO: DIY bike helmet LED nav to Citi Bike stations

Inspired by NYC's newly-launched Citi Bike sharing program, Becky Stern tricked out a bike helmet with LED strips linked to Adafruit Industries' wearable electronics platform and GPS unit to guide you to the nearest Citi Bike station for drop off. "Citi Bike Helmet"


  1. OMGs!! This is awesome! You could totally use that as a starting point to create a Google Maps driven bike navigation system. Maps has bike directions in some places, in other places you might just use the car or pedestrian directions, but then you send the directions to your helmet to blink at you to tell you where to go so that you don’t have to look down at your phone, or even pull it out of your pocket. Oo! oo! Oo! I wanna go code that now…

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