Shellios Technolabs has developed an anti-pollution helmet that has a Bluetooth-enabled app that alerts the rider when the helmet needs cleaning.
Pollution Free Helmet: Motorcyclists can now breathe clean air, as Delhi-based startup Shellios Technolabs has developed an anti-pollution helmet, which has a Bluetooth-enabled app, that enables cleaning of the helmet when it needs to be cleaned. Alerts the rider. The PUROS title helmet is integrated with air purifying accessories that include the startup’s patented innovations – a brushless DC (BLDC) blower fan, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter membrane, electronic certs, and integrated microUSB charging port Has been done.
This helmet will work like this
The purification system at the rear of the helmet captures all the particulate matter coming from outside and purifies the air before it reaches the biker. The startup received seed funding from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and was set up at Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park (JSSAT-STEP) Noida.
how much will the helmet cost
They had signed commercialization deals with major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for the helmets. The product has been granted utility patent at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) level 9 and is now being sold at a price of Rs 4,500 in all parts of the country.
Special care was taken of the pollution parameters
The end users of the product include individual riders across India and for the next edition, Shelios has partnered with Royal Enfield Motorcycles to commercialize the product. The founders of Shelios Technolabs took note of the challenges faced by bikers during the air quality crisis that Delhi faces in the winter months.
Amit Pathak, one of the founders of this helmet company, said, “We were disturbed by the health effects of the air quality condition on the people, especially the millions of two-wheeler riders who were exposed to daily exposure for long hours and that too, in the air. Due to the double whammy of particulate matter and vehicular emissions from which they breathe.