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Netherlands uses glow-in-the-dark tech to replace street lamps (VIDEO)

By Nic_low on 17 Apr 2014


A scene more commonly seen in science fiction shows is becoming reality in Netherlands. The country plans to use glow-in-the-dark paint to replace street lamps for illumination at night. And that's not all.
 
Temperature sensitive motifs may be painted on the road to warn drivers of extreme weather, such as snow, which can hinder driveability. Other energy-saving technologies, such as street lamps that only light up when a car passes by, may also make their way onto public roads. Jump to the video to watch how these innovative ideas work.
 
 

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Nic_low
Written by Nic_low
Nicholas is in the path where his passion and career are closely knitted. And no way is he screwing that up. Not even if a Porsche looks like a Beetle.



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Bonafidestack Apr 17 2014 09:35 AM

We are really tron-ed.

 

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ManHong Apr 17 2014 10:58 AM

looks nice, what if there's big obstacles on de road > <

drivinghazard Apr 17 2014 02:01 PM

Looks good, but i am not sure if i can see properly or not along these roads.

Turboflat4 Apr 18 2014 08:27 PM

Isn't that deer country?

 

Unless they're genetically engineering their deer to glow in the dark, I don't see how this obviates the need for proper street lighting.

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