Get Ready to Ride Smarter: iC-R Nears Production with Exciting App Features and Pre-Beta Testing!

iC-R Nears Production

Hi Backers!

We hope all are safe and healthy! Today’s post provides a more concise update of our project development & release, including hardware and software advancements, pre-beta testing plans, and additional key important information. Let’s 🦘 right in:

Hardware

  • REV-B PCBs received, validation and testing still underway. Tentative functional updates along with integration and initial road tests planned for later this month.

Software

  • Core functionalities consistently being optimized for user experience. A few new mobile app features that are functional include: In-app Chat, Real-time user location sharing with Contacts viewable on map, Sensor Dashboard optimizations, Dark/Light UI theme options, and Live Chat Support. 
  • Backer-ready Android APK expected in the next 2 weeks.

Manufacturing

  • Minor tooling tweaks are ongoing and slated to be finished by the end of next week.
  • Final T1 production ready helmet samples and packaging planned for shipment and final review & signoff the week of March 11th.

Pre-Beta Testing

  • Local backers in VA invited for form, fit, and function feedback. 1st review will be this coming Sunday with backer Stephen McGuinness from Warrenton, VA! 2nd review we’re currently finalizing with Kickstarter backer #75 Rashad Lewis for March 8th-10th. 
  • Feedback will be used to refine the T1 and Beta samples.

Transparency & Engagement

  • There haven’t been any additional schedule slips or changes, so the current schedule can be found via our website: https://intelligentcraniumhelmets.com/ic-rider-edition/#Production 
  • Backers are encouraged to update their order, contact, and shipping information ONLY if you haven’t already or have recently moved.
  • Open pre-order balances require immediate payment to meet Spring shipment.

Stay tuned for further updates as iC-R nears production and Beta testing!

-ICH Support Team