Hall of Fame
Winner of the WT Innovation World Cup 2014/15
Category: Safety & Security
Tech Air Street by Alpinestars
Alpinestars’ Tech-Air™ is the world’s most technologically advanced electronic airbag system for motorcycle riders and the first fully self-contained active protection technology to function completely independently of the motorcycle. With a highly advanced electronically controlled pyrotechnic inflation system, the full torso covering airbag vest is deployed in 25 milliseconds and is compatible with a range of outer jackets to offer the highest levels of protection and versatility, combined with true convenience and usability.
Its unrivalled protective capabilities are the result of years of R&D, hundreds of thousands of miles of road testing and a multitude of full-scale crash tests. Tech-Air™ offers critical rider protection on open roads, busy streets and even off-road adventure terrain whatever type of bike is being ridden. Alpinestars is the leading international motorsports apparel manufacturing company. Established in 1963, it remains the leading developer of performance protection for motorcycling, motor racing and mountain biking.