Atlanta-based HotHead Technologies Inc. has spent the last three years perfecting a dime-sized sensor that can be placed inside a football helmet to detect an extreme rise in body temperature, reports the Denver Post -- and the company has partnered with Shutt Sports, one of the nation's leading producers of football helmets, to test the product at high schools and colleges this fall. According to the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research at the University of North Carolina, about four high school football players die each year from heat-related illnesses. HotHead founder Jay Buckalew hopes his invention provides a...

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