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Sydney Has Rolled Out the World's First E Ink Traffic Signs

E Ink displays are an attractive way of displaying information that doesn’t change by the second: they don’t use much power, are easy to read in variable lighting, and happen to be relatively affordable. Now, they’re finding use not just in handheld devices, though—but on the streets of Sydney, Australia. »7/28/15 5:48am7/28/15 5:48am

The Secret History of the Most Famous Neon Sign in the World

Much like the I Heart NY logo or the Hollywood Sign, the sign welcoming visitors to Las Vegas was not meant as a grand gesture when it was conceived. What was a simple act of civic self promotion—an ad, really—became a piece of public art and eventually an icon in the public domain, plastered on fuzzy dice and shot… »4/22/15 3:30pm4/22/15 3:30pm

All Signage Should Be as Smart as This Hyper-Local Wayfinding Kiosk

We've already got smartphones with GPS radios, data connections, and mapping software that can tell us where we're supposed to go. Why on earth would we need additional smart devices in the world to help us get around? Quite simply because sometimes the smart gadgets in our pockets aren't hip to what we want to… »6/05/13 12:40pm6/05/13 12:40pm