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Acoustic-opticalLock / Bicycle lock

Acoustic-opticalLock
Acoustic-opticalLock

iF concept design award 2012

iF concept design award 2012

Every bicycle needs a lock to keep it safe. However, a lock does not help to find your own bike on a crowded parking lot where there are usually hundreds of bicycles. Poor lighting sometimes makes finding your bike even harder. This acoustic-optical lock system uses a radio transmitter in the key and a radio receiver in the lock. When the button is pressed, the lock makes a sound and emits a light, making it easy to locate the bike. This is designed to make life a little easier for people who want to enjoy a low-carbon lifestyle.

University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, United States

Design

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, United States

Yakun Zhang Yu Liu Danwei Ye