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Limelight / Limelight


A 2019 report by the Governors Highway Safety Association estimated that 6,227 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in 2018, the most in almost three decades. The report cited "the large growth in smartphone use" as a possible reason. Research indicates that the importance of cues of being watched, and hence reputational concerns, on human cooperative behaviour. Limelight is designed to use the characteristics of light focus, so that people can become the focus when they use their mobile phones while walking. When ”Phubber” finds himself in focus, he automatically puts down the phone to ensure the safety of crossing the road.


Southern Taiwan University of Scien

Southern Taiwan University of Scien
Tainan, Taiwan

Yan-Lin/ Pan,
National Sun Yat-sen University

Tzu-Chen/ Lee,
National Sun Yat-sen University

Nian-Xuan/ Tsai,
National Sun Yat-sen University

Guo-Min/ Wong,
Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology