A "Smart Highway" Reimagines The Future Of Driving

Jul 4, 2015 By Archit Tripathi
As technology seems to be getting integrated into more and more parts of our daily lives, Dutch design company Studio Roosgarde decided to look at an area of daily life where there hasn't been a whole lot of innovation for quite some time: roads. Roadways are such a huge part of daily life, so why not turn them into smarter, safer, more responsive surfaces?

By using cheap, light-responsive paint these roads can provide a wide array of information to drivers. Electric cars would also be given a boost with a special charging lane that would charge cars via induction. All the features are solar powered, with solar panels along the sides of the roads as backup power sources in rainy weather.
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