Driver’s Eye: micro camera inside the drivers’ helmets also in Formula E

Racing Force Group announced the renewal of the agreement with Formula E for the use of Driver’s eye for the next seasons. It is the supplier of cameras positioned at eye levelon the protective padding inside the rider’s helmet. The technology, which had its debut in Formula E, became hugely popular last year after being used in some Formula 1. The micro camera was mounted in the helmet of Fernando Alonso, Charles Leclerc and other pilots.

This type of micro-camera, due to their particular positioning inside the pilot’s helmet, allows the action to be followed in a very suggestive way, giving the public the feeling of being behind the wheel. here you can see how the Drivers Eye works.


The Driver’s Eye, in fact, the world’s first FIA-approved micro camera with 8 mm in diameter and 2.5 grams in weight. After the agreement with Formula 1, also arrives the new signing with Formula E, which has been using the technology since 2020. The announcement comes on the eve of the start of the Formula E world championship and is multi-annual: these micro-cameras , will therefore be used in several events of the Formula E championship.

The technology made its debut in Formula E, as it was showcased at theSantiago de Chile E-Prix in January 2020, and was used extensively in subsequent seasons. The first race of season 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will take place this weekend on the circuit of Dir’iyyain Saudi Arabia.

As for Racing Force, they are into motorsport safety products with products sold under brands such as Bell, OMP, Zeronoise and Racing Spirit helmets. Zeronoise is a brand of state-of-the-art helmet communication systems designed for professional and amateur drivers competing in motorsport. As well, a new generation of cameras planned for 2022which will lead to an increase in the overall quality of the system.

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