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Dye Lock / bicycle lock

Dye Lock
Dye Lock

With the growing popularity of bicycles there has been increase of bike thefts as well. Current security options don’t provide the necessary protection. This project investigates other ways of security that could be integrated in the locks.
After some research bank dye packs seemed like an interesting concept for security.
The “Dye lock” is a foldable bike lock with an integrated dye pack bomb in the middle. If someone tries to break the lock the dye bombs triggers and marks the thief and the bike. In addition, it attracts attention of people who are nearby. The cloud of colour confuses the thief and it’s likely that he runs away.

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University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts
Rochester, United Kingdom

Rolands Strozs,
University for the Creative Arts