on target

On Target

After collecting toilets and more toilets, now it’s the other way round—not toilets in computergames, but computergames in toilets. Designer Marcel Neundörfer has developed urinals with integrated gameplay: “Recessed into a urinal is a pressure-sensitive display screen. When the guest uses it, he triggers an interactive game, producing images and sound.” To make things clear: you actually have to well-aimedly pee on the touch-sensitive screen. A gender-sensitive topic? And what about combining Neundörfer’s gadget with shocking roulette? Unthought-of business opportunities. But there will be copyright issues, as Hayes Solos Raffle and Dan Maynes-Aminzade had the idea already in 2002 and have built a prototype back then. See You’re In Control (Urine Control). And they already have solved the gender-problem, too:

Urine Control

initially via entry at gamersgame