After smart watches, smart glasses and smart cars, bikes are also connected to interact with the user. This is made possible by a clever device to keep an eye on his two-wheeled bike.
BikeSpike is the name given to this device designed to track the bike in case of theft. Anti-Theft Gadget BikeSpike is equipped with a GPS, an accelerometer, a SIM card and an antenna. The GPS function is to locate the bike at any time and in real time via the web or a smartphone running iOS or Android operating system. Thus, trace it becomes easy and the owner may eventually help police locate his bike and the thief. For this BikeSpike it is able to advise if the bike was hit during the flight. This feature can also be used to alert relatives if the owner is an accident for example. This case also can acquire some information related to the speed or distance as a conventional counter. To top it all, this gadget easily attaches to the bike frame using two screws.
Currently BikeSpike is a simple concept whose realization could help solve some of the 400,000 bicycle thefts per year reported to the police.