Often the most elegant solutions are the most obvious. The SEIL bag by Lee Myung Su design lab was a design concept winner of the red dot design award 2010 and uses LED’s to turn the humble backpack in to a digital signing unit that makes this bicycle rider safer while adding a little fun along the way.
It’s another sign in one of the trends I’ll be talking about at an event tomorrow – the emergence of screens everywear – and what that means for work & play.
Who knows where the cyclist was riding, however around here (B.C.), you can't just make up your own ways of signaling turns. The legal method is described in the Motor Vehicle Act. Anything else is a distraction and probably dangerous.