In South Korea, figured out how to protect the "smartphone zombies" from accidents

A person with a smartphone in his hand often does not notice how the car moves in his direction, thereby exposing

yourself danger. In South Korea, tried to protect the "smartphone zombies" from traffic accidents.

What is known

In the South Korean city of Ilsan, on “zebras”they placed multicolored flashing LEDs, and on the posts - laser beams projecting the image on the road. This should distract people from gadgets and draw their attention to the road. For drivers - another reminder that you need to slow down and skip a pedestrian.

In addition to flashlights, remember safetyAlerts from the special application will help users. The system works with the help of radar sensors and thermal imaging cameras. The cost of such equipment for one pedestrian crossing is about $ 13,000. Later it is going to be distributed throughout the country.

A source: Reuters