Europe, Solar, Strategic Development

Light harvesting helmets promise endless power

POC, international safety, innovation and design company and Exeger, a Swedish deep tech company have announced a partnership which will revolutionise safety and wearable technology, by developing helmets with endless power.

The partnership will bring together Exeger’s uniquely manufactured material that converts light energy to electrical energy, enabling smart technology to be integrated into helmets and POC’s experts in integrating innovation into products, who will lead the design of the next generation self-powered wearables.

Exeger’s unique carbon positive material converts light to electricity in ambient light conditions, both artificial and natural light. The material acts as an integrated power source and is the only material that can seamlessly enhance any product with endless power, by harnessing all light energy and converting it to electrical energy in an environmentally friendly way.

Exeger founder & CEO, Giovanni Fili, stated: “POC is known for its open-minded and innovative approach to safety and are rightly recognized as the leader in the field. Over the past decade we have fine-tuned our technology, creating what many people thought was impossible, to create an innovative material with the potential to deliver endless, sustainable energy. Our long-term partnership with POC is as natural as the light we harvest and we are incredibly excited to work together to design, develop and release the next generation of smart helmets next year.”

The unique characteristics of Exeger’s light harvesting material, which can be formed and shaped to almost any product, allows for integration in different devices (e.g. wireless headphones, tablets and smart helmets) without compromising design and aesthetics.

Commenting on the new partnership, which will be showcased at the Rouleur Classic in London, POC CEO, Jonas Sjögren, said: “Safety and innovation are at the very center of what we do. Inspired by our mission we are driven to explore new ideas and innovate to improve protection for all. Over the years we have delivered many world firsts, and I am incredibly proud of our new partnership with Exeger which will introduce ground-breaking technology with the potential to revolutionise safety and wearable technology for our users.”