Waiting at crosswalks can get boring, but three interaction design students – Amelie Kunzler, Sandro Angel, and Holger Michel – from HAWK University came up with an interactive solution. After 2-years and countless hours spent working with traffic experts, the Pong Crosswalk has now become a reality. It has been approved for use in the city of Hildesheim, Germany, and officially known as the ActiWait. Continue reading for the latest video and more information.
The new company is currently raising funds to further enhance these crosswalk units, and add: “We want to imply a special type of WiFi so we can change the applications on the fly, to provide you for example with: news feedsnavigation, traffic education for children, citizen surveys, speed dating and much more!”