A Wearable Airbag for Every Occasion

Dainese D-air SKI airbag protection vest Photograph by Alexander Klein/AFP via Getty Images

The human body is a fragile machine, but that hasn’t stopped many people from undertaking all manner of physical risk. And that predilection for adventure-minded consumers to push the envelope has encouraged businesses to develop gear to cushion all the inevitable bangs and dings, everything from mouth guards to hazmat suits. Outside the U.S., such equipment increasingly includes the ultimate in personal protection: wearable airbags.

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