If only it was real: Playing Pong while you wait at a pedestrian crossing

A German Vimeo user has created a concept of a pedestrian crossing system where bystanders on opposite sides of the street can play Pong while they wait for the lights to turn green.

STREETPONG from HAWK Hildesheim on Vimeo.

Much as we’d love to fly to Germany to play this fun waiting game, the video uses computer graphics sleight of hand by tracking the motion of the presenter’s fingers and displaying the appropriate game scene under that.

Derek Fung

Derek Fung

Derek has a lifelong love for all things automotive, from the dullest Camry to record shattering Bugattis. Prior to starting up Between the Axles he was a reviewer for CNET Australia and the founding editor of its Car Technology channel. [Read more]