First responder protection from exploding airbags

March 13th, 2015

The CEO of the Takata Corp. of Japan testified before a U.S. Congressional enquiry about approximately 12 million American automobiles with defective airbags featuring inflators that can explode, shooting out metal and plastic pieces. Five people have died, with multiple injuries reported worldwide because of exploding Takata airbags. This raises concerns for firefighters and first […]

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Deployment of D-air®Ski tested by FIS athlete

February 23rd, 2015

In collaboration with the International Ski Federation (FIS), Italian retail firm Dainese S.p.A. developed the D-air®Ski, a device designed to improve the safety of alpine ski racers, specifically in speed disciplines. The wearable device uses Dainese’s D-air technology, an intelligent protection system that detects dangerous situations and automatically inflates special airbags around the wearer’s body. […]

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