14 Dec '11, 4pm

Game Strap Makes Long, Uncomfortable Train Commutes More Entertaining

Game Strap Makes Long, Uncomfortable Train Commutes More Entertaining

For those long train commutes where you don't manage to score a seat but instead are stuck standing up and holding on to a strap while your hand and arm slowly go numb, this game could help take your mind off things. The design comes from Jiang Qian, who has been dreaming up ways to make public transportation more appealing to the tech-centric riders . © Jiang Quian via Coroflot Game Strap would replace those plain old handles on trains, and provide a selection of games for commuters. The game turns on when someone grabs the handle, and games can be played with the rider's free hand that isn't holding on for dear life as the train starts and stops. Classic games like Tetris or maybe even Solitaire can be winners. The game includes an alert for upcoming stations so that riders don't get so wrapped up in the game that they miss their stop. Okay, it's obvious that keeping the...

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