March 10, 2021
COLOGNE, Germany (March 10, 2021) — Sena Technologies, Inc. the global leader in Bluetooth® communication solutions for Powersports and outdoor sports, wins with its R1 EVO Road Cycling Helmet the esteemed Award for “Excellent Product Design” of the 2021 German Design Award.
The recognition is given by the German Design Council for the excellence achieved in product design and technological innovation applied to the cycling scene. Sena, founded in 1998, is a technology company that is taking its proven innovations in top-of-the-line communication technology from the motorcycle industry to the bicycle sector with a whole range of innovative products with the aim of enhancing the riding experience.
The R1 EVO is a unique cycling helmet with an integrated Mesh 2.0 Intercom™ communication system, that allows it to connect with a virtually unlimited number of users and to communicate hands-free from helmet to helmet within a range of a half-mile (900 meters). The helmet also supports 9 channels with its Multi-Channel Open Mesh Mode, to switch between different frequencies and to talk to different groups of riders. In addition to the intercom communication function R1 EVO can be connected via bluetooth to a smartphone to enjoy many other features such as listening to music, receiving feedback from fitness apps, and receiving calls. The helmet is also equipped with an integrated FM radio and a built-in Tail Light with three different brightness settings. Lastly, voice commands allow you to have all functions under control without taking your hands off the handlebars and voice prompts will give you feedback about the active functions.
“Combining communication and safety in an advanced, stylish helmet for cyclists, the Sena R1 EVO impresses with modern features and user-friendliness,” noted the statement from the Design Council’s jury. “Simple-to-find manual controls are enhanced with voice-controlled technologies, while the inclusion of a rear light enhances the rider's safety.”
Learn more about the R1 EVO and Sena’s full range of cycling products here.
About Sena Technologies
Established in 1998, Sena Technologies, Inc. is the leading innovator in the motorcycle and outdoor sports communication market. After long standing success producing enterprise level Bluetooth® networking products, Sena released our first Bluetooth intercom headset for motorcyclists in 2010: the SMH10. Sena has continued to lead the category by developing innovative motorcycle and outdoor sport communications devices, including intercoms with integrated cameras, smart helmets, Mesh intercom technology, and a variety of software and apps which power and control the hardware.
In addition to and as a result of producing technically innovative products for enthusiasts, Sena has come to be the Bluetooth communication supplier of choice for the industry’s leading motorcycle and helmet OEMs. Leveraging our longstanding design and development expertise, Sena has partnered with many other manufacturers to bring Bluetooth communication to a wide variety of brands and retailers. Sena’s products are offered worldwide through its global network of distributors, retailers and OEM partners.
With 20 years of technical development experience behind us, Sena continues to produce innovative communication solutions for 2-wheel and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. We now look forward to satisfying the needs of our customers and partners through the next 20 years and beyond.