WMU-born smart helmet technology earns Michigan small business honors for Portage company
PORTAGE, Mich. — A Portage company preparing to launch smart football helmet technology earned recognition from the state for its innovation.
WMU spin-off SafeSense wants to change the game for sports helmets
SafeSense Technologies LLC is the poster child for the broad-based support system now available in Michigan to promising high-tech startups spun off from research universities.
Researchers creating smart helmet technology to relay concussion data
Helmet sensor technology being developed by Western Michigan University will give coaches and medical staff better insight into hits right after they occur.
WMU Engineering Students Design Concussion Sensor
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — At a time when football concussions are triggering lawsuits and making headlines, students at Western Michigan University have come up with a device that can be implanted in a football helmet and monitor the severity and location of blows to the head.