A bell for runners so you can tell people when you’re coming up behind them – similar to a bell on a bicycle. I think this is pretty genius. This could also just be an app, but I suspect the ring reverberates better if it’s a physical one.
A clock that shows you the time in a new way. Because I work as a UX designer, I’m always looking for new interaction patterns and new interfaces – both digital and physical. This one is simply and unique.
In Singapore, senior citizens can tap their identity card on the sensor at the pedestrian crossing so that they can have 3-13 more seconds depending on the size of the crossing. This takes into consideration everyone’s mobility levels.
This hotel has fire escape plans at ground level, because chances are if it’s smokey you’ll be low to the ground.
Parking lines that go up the wall so you can actually see if you’re parking in the right position. All garages should have this.
In Japan, the seat pattern tells you where priority seating is.
This sheet of paper is given to riders to excuse their tardiness at work when the train is late. The top and bottom of the sheet are days of the month to indicate date and the sides indicate how much later the train was than usual.
They give seniors a place to hold their cane when they sit on the subway.