Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Guardian Concept Uses Lasers to Tell Pedestrians When to Cross

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

Thousands of people lose their lives each year to car accidents. The sad thing is some of these deaths could have been prevented, had they taken more care when crossing the road. We can only do so much by raising awareness. The second step is coming up with a system to force people to be aware of their surroundings, so they will only actually attempt to cross the road when it’s safe. That’s where the Guardian comes into play.

GuardianHo-Joon Lim’s simple, but smart concept uses laser lights to guide people on their short walk across the street. It also works effectively to keep people off the streets and on the sidewalk when it’s not time to cross the road yet.

Guardian

The only real challenge with the design is that you need some sort of fog or smoke in the air to make low-power laser beams visible – especially in daylight. So unless you live in a really foggy city, or the design incorporates a smoke machine, it might not be too practical.

[via Yanko Design]



Swatch x 007 ²Q Watch

Swatch x 007 ²Q Watch

How to Build a Giant Spider

How to Build a Giant Spider

IN_BOX

IN_BOX

Advertisement
Ford E-Transit Electric Van Announcement Coming on November 12

Ford E-Transit Electric Van Announcement Coming on November 12

Ford + Filson Bronco Wildland Fire Rig Is Ready to Help Firefighters

Ford + Filson Bronco Wildland Fire Rig Is Ready to Help Firefighters

MINI Cooper 1499 GT Special Edition is a Throwback to 1969

MINI Cooper 1499 GT Special Edition is a Throwback to 1969

Advertisement