Video: Mercedes-Benz's Mechanical Turn Signals Look Like Fluttering Eyelashes
Apr 24, 2012 12:40
Mercedes-Benz has invented, perhaps the coolest headlights we've ever seen today. Now, their mechanical turn signal system in their new Concept Style Coupe looks as if it is fluttering, like flirting eyelashes!
Instead of animating a row of LEDs to indicate that the vehicle was turning, Mercedes-Benz engineers went overboard with a series of metal plates that raise and lower in sequence to reveal a yellow light underneath. Check out the video after the jump for the effect. Its fantastic.
Drifiting R/C cars isn't something new but it's still something you'll want to check out. After all, this is next-level stuff. Filmed by Kuma Films at the WARU circuit in Japan, check out the video below. Read more
Wireless charging is becoming more mainstream and IKEA is now adding that feature to its furniture. The company announced a new lineup of desks, bedside tables and lamps that will come with Qi wireless charging technology built-in this coming April. Read more