This Urine Analyzer Uses An RFID Chip And Will Keep You From Driving If You’re Too Drunk

This Urine Analyzer Uses An RFID Chip And Will Keep You From Driving If You’re Too Drunk
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

A Singapore nightclub called “Zouk” is the first establishment to adopt the Pee Analyzer, a urinal-based system that detects the amount of alcohol in a guy’s body and then issues a warning if the result is over the legal limit.

Here’s how it works:

When a customer hands his keys to to the valet at the beginning of the night, he is handed an RFID parking pass for identification purposes. Whenever the guy pees, a device in the urinal reads his BAC and updates it to an RFID reader.

An eye-level sign above the urinal then tells the user if he’s over the legal limit in the form of a message that says:

“Maybe you’ve had one too many to drive; call a cab or use our drive home service.” But what if the drunkard is too sloshed to read or even comprehend the warning?

When a customer leaves the bar, he hands his RFID parking pass back to the valet. The valet scans the card at another RFID reader and if another warning comes up, the valet suggests keeping the keys and getting the man a ride home.

Over the past 12 months, there were 2141 cases of drunk driving in Singapore, some of which resulted in fatal car accidents.

During the Pee Analyzer’s first trial, it tested 573 drivers over a two-week period and saved 342 people from driving home drunk.

America already has implemented its own version of the Pee Analyzer. Some bars and clubs in Michigan have urinal cakes that also read BAC levels and verbally warn visitors if they are over the legal limit.

“Hey, listen up. That’s right, I’m talking to you,” the cake says, adding, “Had a few drinks? Or maybe a few too many. Then do yourself and everyone else a favor, call a sober friend or a cab. Oh, and don’t forget – wash your hands.”

Via: Digital Trends

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Sean Levinson

Sean Levinson loves writing almost as much as he loves ranting about politics. Elite Daily lets him do both, and he couldn't be happier now that he's finally putting his years at SUNY New Paltz to good use. When he's not writing, Sean enjoys nature excursions, playing the guitar and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Look for him on "Real Time with Bill Maher," where he regularly appears in his most precious fantasies.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

Men In Pakistan Make Curry Using Over 100 Dead Bodies They Dug Up

Pakistan has decided that 2014 is probably a good time to officially declare cannibalism a crime. The two proposed laws were inspired by brothers Mohammad Arif Ali, 35, and Mohammad Farman Ali, 30, who were found last April to have dug up over 100 dead bodies from a local graveyard to feast upon. Residents of […]

World John Haltiwanger

4 Reasons Why You Won’t Catch Ebola On The Subway

Ebola has now arrived in New York City, which has prompted fears about the potential of the disease to spread across the city. It’s understandable that this news would be frightening to people. After all, New York is the most populous city in the country, and Ebola is a foreign disease with no cure. Not […]

World Sean Levinson

High School Shooting In Washington Leaves Two Dead And Four Injured

A high school student fatally shot himself and one other student at a Washington school just north of Seattle this morning. Up to four others were injured, all of whom are students. Shots were reported to have been fired at Marysville-Pilchuck High School at around 10:45 am. The Seattle Times reports that the shooter, believed […]

World Sean Levinson

Cellist Eerily Plays A Duet With Her Own Brainwaves (Video)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn has composed a duet combining her cello with the sound her brainwaves make. She did this by way of an EPOC Neuroheadset, an electroencephalography (EEG) device containing 14 sensors that records the speed, volume and depth of her brain activity, the Chicago Reader reports. Sound engineer Ryan Ingebritsen and […]

World Emily Arata

You Can Now Buy A $2,000 UGG Rug That’s As Cozy As It Is Ridiculous

If you’re in the market for a new rug, look no further than UGG’s just-introduced home collection. The selection of luxury furnishings includes a $2,000 Classic Leather-Bound Rug made from “sumptuous” wool. In case the price doesn’t throw you off, the rug’s fine print mentions it can’t be exposed to sunlight or washed. Instead, this […]

Also On Elite

Goods

The Cash Cannon Just Revolutionized How People Will Make It Rain (Video)

If you got your hands on one of these, you’d be VIP at any strip club! We came across this awesome cash-launching gun called the Cash Cannon. For just $59.99, you can become any stripper’s favorite customer. Simply put, the Cash Cannon is just a money gun that launches all of your hard-earned money into […]

Envision

25 Graphics That Are Further Proof Life In General Is Just Really Hard

Some of us think we may never quite figure life out, but it’s important to remember that if there’s a will, there’s a way. In an effort to accurately explain some of the things that go unmentioned throughout life, New Creations created a series of photo explanations called Truth Facts. They’re pretty awesome! For example, enjoying […]

World

Loyal Cat Finds Her Owner Two Weeks After She Moved To Nursing Home

Though dogs are typically more affectionate than cats, pet owners know that the love between an animal and its human is unbreakable. In their love, pets are deeply loyal. One elderly woman knows this to be true. Nancy Cowen was forced to say “goodbye” to her cat Cleo when she moved to the Bramley House […]

Life

Weed Isn’t Heroin: Why The Hell Is It Taking So Long To Legalize It?

I shall name my daughter Marijuana and we will call her Mary Jane… If Gwyneth Paltrow can name her daughter Apple, and Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, I think marijuana is, if anything, a more than respectable choice for a first name. At least it has meaning behind it. At least it stands for something… a fight, a […]

TV

The Latest ‘Better Call Saul’ Teaser Is A Full-Blown Country Music Video

AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” doesn’t air until February, but we now have our most detailed look at the hotly anticipated series via a country music song. The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown and the lyrics were written by the show’s creators, Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It’s unclear if […]

Envision

These 30 Bizarre Lookalikes Are Hilariously Similar To Each Other (Photos)

We’ve all seen hairless cats that look exactly like Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. But, Putin isn’t the only one with a strikingly similar lookalike! We recently came across a collection of photos comparing Nicki Minaj to a toy troll and David Hasselhoff to a big, pissed off cat. Oh, and who knew Rihanna looks exactly […]