Every year, snow-sports companies pour big money into R&D in hopes of making faster, lighter, tougher gear. Some of their new ideas take off; some don't (anyone remember AstralTunes?). Here, we present 10 promising pieces of cutting-edge equipment that we're pretty sure won't be ridiculed in years to come.
To see how to hit the slope in high-tech style, launch the gallery here.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.