August 30, 2016 11:00 ET

LIVALL Initiates Voluntary Recall of Select Smart Helmets

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - August 30, 2016) - LIVALL, the company spreading the joy of smart riding, today announced a voluntary recall for select BH100 helmets pre-ordered via Indiegogo and Kickstarter between August and December 2015 and shipped to backers in 65 countries worldwide.

None of the helmets shipped during this timeframe are compromised in terms of the safety they provide, however a small percentage of customers who received helmets pre-ordered during this timeframe have reported charging/power problems. The electronic component responsible for this issue was identified by LIVALL engineers and all helmets shipped since August to December 2015 no longer suffer from this issue.

As the issue is not safety-related, the recall is entirely voluntary, and is intended to demonstrate LIVALL's commitment to delivering a superior riding experience for its customers. The company is reaching out to customers individually to offer them a replacement LIVALL next generation mountain bike helmet in exchange for a nominal shipping fee. They are able to keep their original BH100 smart helmets.

LIVALL founder and CEO Brian Zheng commented: "We have put a great deal of work into our smart helmet technology, and we were thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive response in the Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns. As a result, we want to make sure that everyone loves the helmets as much as we do. We're initiating this first-ever Indiegogo voluntary recall to ensure all our backers experience the joy of smart riding."

About the BH100 smart helmet

The LIVALL BH100 is a combination of sports gear and technology that has secured over 65 patents to date. It features not only Hi-Fi Bluetooth speakers and windbreak mic, and also allows riders to listen to music, take incoming phone calls, and use the walkie-talkie function. Its LED outline lights keep cyclists visible at night to prevent accidents and the LIVALL Riding app allows riders to take photos and post them on social media during the ride, sharing the fun of the journey with friends. BH100 smart helmets fully comply with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's and CE safety standards and impact requirements for bicycle helmets.

LIVALL aims to help ensure the safety of cyclists and deliver an enjoyable experience that they love to share with others. Founded by cyclists, LIVALL focuses on R&D, operations, marketing, and management of smart-cycling equipment. Based in Shenzhen, China, the company plans to expand its international operations during 2016.

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