Computer Simulation of 1,500 People Looking at Smartphones and Walking

Do you text and walk? Don't! Here's computer simulation that shows what will happen. Well, kinda.

Recently in Japan, mobile phone carriers like NTT Docomo have been educating the public that using smartphones while walking isn't safe.

Docomo collaborated with Aichi University of Technology to create a computer simulation of 1,500 people walking through the busy Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo while looking at smartphones. You can see the results in the video below:

全員歩きスマホin渋谷スクランブル交差点 [docomoOfficial@YouTube]

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