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The idea: Digital signs installed around a city to help spread emergency messages, show missing person reports, have maps, and give real-time transit updates.Whose idea: Tom Touchet and Dr. Mark Freeland of City24/7.
Why it’s brilliant: Not everyone is on Twitter, and for a breaking event while you’re out and about, these will do a great job of keeping you in the loop.
New York City has already ordered 250 units to be installed this year.
Below is a video that fully describes City24/7.