For riders who enjoy group riding and are also enthusiasts of HJC helmets, the new cardo SMARTH features Cardo’s revolutionary Dynamic Mesh Technology for ultimate group riding and is the first-ever motorcycle communication system especially designed for and recommended by HJC helmets. Dynamic Mesh Technology or “DMC” is a game-changing technology for motorcycle riding that connects each member of a group to every other biker, and unlike the linear connection of Bluetooth based intercoms, provides a self-adjusting communication hub where connection between group members remains uninterrupted even when riders change position or leave the group.
With two Bluetooth channels available, it’s a breeze to connect the cardo SMARTH to a mobile phone, GPS device or music source and Voice Control (VOX) for receiving or rejecting calls is available as well as customizable AGC technology that will automatically self-adjust the volume according to the riding speed and the background ambient noise. The unique design of the cardo SMARTH consists of two separate units: an ultra-slim and aerodynamic control device with a large touch panel for easy operation and an additional unit that fits seamlessly into the helmet’s neck-guard and is almost invisible from the outside.
Equipped with new features only available in the Cardo product line, with FM Radio Sharing mode two riders can now share the same FM radio station even when riding at large distances apart and with the Music Sharing feature, the rider and passenger can share streaming music supported by A2DP technology, including new 40 mm ultra-thin HD stereo speakers for improved sound that is crystal-clear.
Thanks to the Cardo Gateway, the SMARTH system can also connect to intercom conversations even with non-Cardo brand headsets and while in Bluetooth mode, the intercom allows group conferencing between up to four participants with one-to-one toggling between nine individual riders at a range of up to 1.2 km bike-to-bike. Click-to-Link® is featured for spontaneous intercom conversations with nearby Cardo devices as well as many other useful functions that riders will quickly find to be essential.
Cardo’s intuitive SmartSet App can easily be used to configure the settings of the SMARTH “on the go”, as well as for controlling the device from a smartphone and is compatible with both iOS and Android mobile phones. Before hitting the road, the Cardo Community online platform can provide software upgrades and as well as additional customization, all from the comfort of home.