6. Personal Energy Shield


According to Wookieepedia, “A personal energy shield was a defensive technology that projected a field of energy that protected the user from blaster fire, the elements, or other hazards. Most were small enough to be worn on a belt or arm, or were designed to be held much like a traditional physical shield.”

Our interest here is not so much blaster fire as it is other hazards and the elements. We’re thinking the technology could be switched on manually or, in a way similar to Dainese’s D-Air system, work in conjunction with the bike’s Sensor Array and be employed when an impending crash or obstacle is detected. Of course, staying dry in the rain and keeping warm in the cold would be some awesome side benefits.