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Apps in detail: Laser Safety Zone

The application below is described as a gadget for cyclists. It is not in production (yet), but a concept where the developers are working on.

 

Self Powered Laser

 

http://www.coroflot.com/leonardomanavella/seguridad/1?keywords=Leonardo+Manavella&

 

Information

Idea in short:

“Your own safety zone”

The laser light (that surrounds the bicycle) is green when there is a correct action. The distance sensor is activated when there is a wrong action. Automatically, the laser light becomes red and the twelve horns start to sound.

App number:

CTL_01

Developed by:

Leonardo Manavella

Type of app:

Bicycle

Sub category:

Street projection

Focus of the app:

Infrastructure

Action by:

Other road users

Area:

All

Time / day:

Always  

Geography:

Everywhere

Weather:

Not related

Status:

Idea

Spread:

Potential in starting countries

Availability:

Unknown

Costs:

Unknown

Reason for development:

The principal aim is that cyclists start to respect the same rights and restrictions as car owners and car owners are tempted to respect cyclists.

  

 

Specifications

The Laser consists of four adaptable objects that are connected to a common bicycle with an auto adhesive tape. Each product comes with a plastic case, a laser light, distance sensor, a spherical head to regulate the light, three horns and a rechargeable battery. The battery is recharged with the movement of the bicycle with a dynamo located in the wheels of the bike.

Additional information:

  • From spring 2012: additional heart-rate, cadence and power upgrades available

Potential effects

Safety effects:

  • Increase of visibility
  • Alarm in case of getting too close

Other benefits:

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