Street Signals That Say More Than "Stop" or "Walk"

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Pop Pop, an experimental walk signal, just wants everyone to be safe. Designed by NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, the semi-sentient signal is likened to a kindly old grandfather. He has six feelings that range from happy to angry, and are generated based on a live feed of the intersection, and real time data like news and weather.

Living Street Signals That Make People Feel Better About Their Neighborhoods | Co.Exist

(Image credits: Pop Pop)

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