You ever find yourself stuck at a traffic light that'll just never turn green? Doesn't it feel like forever? If traffic lights used this this concept LED Sand Glass, you'll know exactly how much time is left. Here's how it works:
You're stuck at a stoplight in the middle of the night. No one is around for miles. But...can you run it? What if there's one of those cameras that will snag your plate? You need a Red Light Camera Detector!
Ticketing red light runners is standard practice in many big cities, but Chicago is considering doing one better and scanning every car going by for up to date insurance.
Why aren't traffic signals solar powered? There must be some good reason—like maybe the idea doesn't work...? Well, Lintec Corp is marketing solar-powered traffic signs. They are wireless, too, and supposedly save $2,800 on electricity over 10 years. (Which doesn't sound like much—I will pay more than that for home…