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The Drive Awake App Directs Sleepy Drivers to the Nearest Coffee Shop

 - Aug 8, 2013
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The Drive Awake app has been created to help make the roads in Thailand safer. The app was designed by the Thai coffee chain Cafe Amazon and uses eye-tracking technology to tell when a driver is dosing off. For starters, the phone must be mounted at eye level for the app to work. Once the app detects that you've closed your eyes a loud bird call will sound.

After the bird call your phone will direct you to the nearest Cafe Amazon location. The app is a clever piece of marketing and it will hopefully lead to safer roads in Thailand. Here's hoping Starbucks steps their game up and develops something similar to the Drive Awake app.