The bicycle is a brilliant invention for its analog simplicity. Still that hasn’t stopped modern digital technology form “re-inventing the wheel.” There’s been a lots of advancements in accessories for bicycles such as rear cameras and the adaptation of smart phones and now Samsung takes a few of these developments and puts them into one bike. This global electronics company has created the Smart Bike, that can view rear traffic through a small camera and phone screen and create it’s own laser bike lanes to protect the rider.
This is part of a new Italian program sponsored by Samsung-Maestros Academy to bring new life into older crafts using technology.
Here is more from Fast CoExist Magazine:
MAKE YOUR OWN BIKE LANE WITH THIS BIKE’S SPECIAL LASER BEAMS
THE SAMSUNG SMART BIKE CAN SPY ON CARS BEHIND YOU, AND CREATE A BIKE LANE FOR PROTECTION.
By: Adele Peters
Here’s what you get when a smartphone manufacturer asks a master bike builder and a young apprentice to reimagine a better bicycle: A design that uses apps to cleverly make streets safer for cyclists.
The Samsung Smart Bike comes with a built-in phone holder on the handlebars; as you ride, you can look at a map or use the phone to stream footage from a camera at the back of the bike, so you can see if a car’s headed your way. As it gets dark, the phone automatically activates four laser beams–two in front, and two in back–to project a red “bike lane” on the street around you.
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