X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

LG Uses TVs in Elevators to Scare the Crap out of People

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

Do you know what it feels like to have an elevator fall apart while you’re in it? Nah, me neither. But these people did – and they lived to tell the stories of their harrowing experience.

Not that their lives were really at risk, because it was all part of an elaborate prank of sorts that LG pulled to show off the ultra-realistic images on their IPS flat-panel monitors.

lg_elevator_floor_prank
I would think that some people got pretty pissed after realizing the stunt that LG had pulled. What LG did was added a layer to the floor of the elevator, with  nine embedded monitors that looked like floor tiles. Once the elevator began moving, the video tiles would fall away to reveal an image of the elevator shaft.

And that’s when all the fun begins.

The effect looks so real, it’s scary. But for those of us who weren’t in that elevator, it’s freakin’ hilarious.

[via Geeky Gadgets via Dvice]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Good Smile Marvel Manga Variant Groot Superlog Statue

Good Smile Marvel Manga Variant Groot Superlog Statue

Mattel Ultimate Justice League Batmobile RC Toy

Mattel Ultimate Justice League Batmobile RC Toy

Smith & Wesson Tactical Pen

Smith & Wesson Tactical Pen

How Plastic Bottles are Made

How Plastic Bottles are Made

A European Hot Hatch Drag Race

A European Hot Hatch Drag Race

Inside the Weird and Wonderful Pontiac Aztek

Inside the Weird and Wonderful Pontiac Aztek