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A Bike Taillight that Goes Beyond Mere Taillighting (Video) 86

Posted by Roblimo
from the a-bike-light-that-plays-pong-on-your-back dept.
Meet David. Tim Lord ran into him at the 2014 Maker Faire Bay Area. He didn't have a display, and he wasn't obviously trying to sell anything or promote a Kickstarter campaign. He was just walking around with a panel full of LEDs that he wears as a backpack while riding his bike, which beats the heck out of regular bike taillights, even the blinky flashy ones a lot of us have these days. So good on you, David. This is your three minutes of Slashdot fame -- and please note, people, that you can now fast-forward through any preroll ads longer than 30 seconds, so you won't get bombed with multi-minute ads to watch a three minute Slashdot video. (Alternate video link)
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A Bike Taillight that Goes Beyond Mere Taillighting (Video)

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  • Re:seems bulky (Score:4, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday May 30, 2014 @05:51PM (#47132327)

    Seems a bit big and bulky for a bicycle racer, where every ounce counts.

    Fixed that for you. For us non-racers, a few extra pounds isn't a big deal, especially when you're already carrying a backpack with a laptop or books or groceries or whatever.

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