Halo smart collar designed to protect athletes from concussion

A compression top with an auto-tightening collar that promises to reduce whiplash and concussion is the first product from Canadian sports tech start-up Aexos.

The Halo compression shirt boasts a collar made of a material that stiffens in response to fast, abrupt movement — like collisions that could cause a head injury in contact sports.

This tightening action slows the whiplash motion of the head and neck, which in turn reduces the likelihood of concussion.

Importantly, in the absence of this trigger, the top is soft, flexible and doesn’t restrict range of motion.

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