Can’t take your eyes off your smartphone? Don’t worry, a South Korean industrial designer has come up with just the solution to prevent accidents.
Paeng Min-wook, 28, has developed a robotic eyeball he has dubbed “The Third Eye,” which “smartphone zombies” can strap to their foreheads so they can browse injury-free on the go.
The device opens its translucent eyelid whenever it senses the user’s head has been lowered to look at a smartphone. When the user comes within 1-2 meters (3.3-6.6 feet) of an obstacle, the device beeps to warn of the impending danger.
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