The “Points” wayfinding device bills itself as “the most advanced directional sign on Earth,” and we can’t disagree.
Unlike conventional signs, Points has three arrow-shaped LCD displays that not only cycle through different bits of information, but also have the ability to point in different directions.
“Points features a menu which updates as everything around it does,” explains New York-based design firm Breakfast on their website. “As more appropriate, popular, or timely events approach, the menu refreshes its options.”
Points even pulls information from social media platforms so if a user selects “tweets” from the menu screen one of the arrows will aim itself in the direction of whatever is trending, like, say a local music festival.
Right now Points is available for rent for special events but the company has plans to build a weather-proof model “with the ability to be permanently installed.” Tell your municipal government about it today.