This is not your typical football helmet. VICIS ZERO1 looks like a standard helmet on the outside. But when it hits something, it reacts much differently. Its innovative design is protecting football players' heads. Here's how it works.
When hit, hard-shelled helmets stay rigid. When ZERO1 is hit, it morphs its shape. This allows it to absorb more force from a blow. The secret?
Lots of separate columns of padding inside the helmet.
With the Zero1, Seattle-based Vicis has created a helmet that could reduce the chance of concussions. Here's how they did it.
The Zero1 helmet from VICIS turns traditional helmet technology on its head.
Results of NFL and NFL Players Association 2017 helmet tests showed the new VICIS Zero 1 helmet reduced head impact severity the most.
A collaboration between the University of Washington and helmet manufacturer VICIS has led to the development of the Zero1, a football helmet designed to absorb impact more effectively than designs currently in use. Featuring an out...