Ticketime Concept Timepiece Ticket
Ticketime is another fun concept for a better ticket. Surely a ticket could do more - if you got rid of the cheap pasteboard, and used some inexpensive electronics.
(Ticketime concept ticket with watch)
Isaac Asimov certainly thought so; he wrote about a handy directional ticket in his 1951 novel Foundation:
"Where do I go?"
"Follow the light. The ticket will keep glowing as long as you're pointed in the right direction."
Naturally, imagineers have more to work with today; the Ticketime concept has a peel-off wristband watch that tells you when you leave. You can wear it while you travel, with the time preset to reflect that of your destination city.
I still want to know where I'm going, though; where's my gate? See the Multicket for another glimpse of this non-pasteboard future.
Via Yanko; thanks to Moira for the tip.
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