Rainshader Umbrella Does Not Blow Inside Out During Strong Winds
Posted on May 12, 2013
Rainshader is the name of a new type of umbrellas developed by Hospitality Umbrellas Limited utilizing expertise from WMG of Warwick University. The helmet-shaped umbrellas are constructed so that they do not collapse in a strong wind. The umbrellas cost 24.99 pounds, about $38.37 U.S.
This video shows a test of the Rainshader umbrella at the Coventry University Wind Tunnel. The umbrella was tested up to a Force 7 Gale (31-38 mph) and did not blow inside out. Take a look: