Skully

  • Skully back in business with its updated AR smart helmet

    Skully back in business with its updated AR smart helmet

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    The Skully smart helmet project was first launched back in 2013, achieving fame and fortune with its record-breaking crowd-funding project – but three years down the line Skully were having a tough time of it, folding before making it into full production. Thousands of riders backed the project early, contributing $1,500 to get their hands…

  • Former employee sues Skully

    Former employee sues Skully

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    Skully, the crowdfunded manufacturer of augmented reality helmets, has had to endure one setback after another over the last few weeks; the CEO was ousted, deliveries of helmets were pushed back leading to speculation about Skully’s future, and finally the company officially closed. Now, to add insult to injury, a former employee has sued the…

  • Skully’s dream of augmented reality helmets is over

    Skully’s dream of augmented reality helmets is over

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    Two weeks ago we reported that Skully might be going out of business. Now it has been confirmed by Asphalt & Rubber website that it really is the end of the road for the manufacturer of augmented reality helmets. The news follows Skully’s recent top management changes, assurances that helmets will be delivered (the most recent blog…

  • RUMOURS: Skully may be ceasing operations with thousands of pre-ordered helmets undelivered

    RUMOURS: Skully may be ceasing operations with thousands of pre-ordered helmets undelivered

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    Leading tech website TechCrunch is reporting that the augmented helmet startup Skully, has ceased operations. Skully was on the path to revolutionise in-helmet display systems with their augmented reality AR-1 helmet that features a built-in 180° Blindspot Camera and Heads-Up Display, but it sounds like those helmets might never see the light of day. If…

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