"Third Eye" Invention Watches for Obstacles While You Are on Your Cell Phone

The world is a dangerous place. You can walk around, playing on your cell phone quite innocently, and suddenly find yourself in road traffic, falling into a fountain, or meeting a wild bear. Our ancient ancestors long struggled with the task of walking while texting, hoping for a solution.

Now, thanks to modern technology, we have one. Industrial designer Minwook Paeng invented the Third Eye. This is a gyroscopically controlled ultrasonic sensor that activates when you tilt your head down. It buzzes you when you are about to encounter an obstacle.

-via Dave Barry


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God forbid people look where they are walking. It says it will "buzz" when you're about to encounter an obstacle (it should be a shock, you deserve it for wearing the thing), but what does it do when you are about to step off the edge of something?
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