Delhi startup develops air-purifying motorbike helmet
An anti-pollution helmet developed by a Delhi-based startup may also help 2-wheeler riders breathe cleaner air. The helmet developed by Shellios Technolabs has a Bluetooth-enabled app that lets the rider know when the helmet requires cleansing.
The helmet titled PUROS is built-in with air purifying equipment which embody the patented improvements of the startup: a Brushless DC (BLDC) blower fan, H13-grade HEPA filter (EN 1822), digital circuit, and microUSB charging port for the Li-ion battery built-in into the helmet. The purifying system set behind the helmet picks up all particulate matter coming from outdoors and cleans the air earlier than it reaches the biker.
Following all obligatory requirements stipulated by the federal government, the 1.5 kg helmet ensures publicity discount by greater than 80% as measured utilizing a managed surroundings.
The startup acquired seed funding from India’s Division of Science and Expertise (DST) and was incubated at Science and Expertise Entrepreneur Park (JSSATE-STEP) Noida.
Shellios had signed commercialization offers with main Unique Gear Producers (OEMs) for the helmet. The product, at Expertise Readiness Degree (TRL) degree 9 has been granted utility patent and is now being offered in all elements of the nation priced at Rs. 4500/- (US$56). The tip-users of the product embody particular person riders throughout India. For the following model, Shellios will tie up with prime tier-2-wheeler OEMs for the commercialization of the anti-pollution helmet.
The founders of Shellios Technolabs come across the thought on realizing the challenges confronted by bikers throughout the air high quality disaster that Delhi faces within the winter months.