Inventor creates One Foot Taller 'periscope glasses' to help people see over the crowds at gigs

Mail Online | 6/10/2019 | Ben Rabinovich
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There’s nothing worse than going to a gig only to find yourself standing in the land of giants, where your only view of the stage comes and goes in fleeting glimpses, through the valley between bobbing heads and only by the grace of stooping necks.

However, a British inventor may have come up with an ingenious solution that can elevate, quite literally, eye-lines into a prime, unobstructed position.

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Dominic Wilcox has created a pair of periscope glasses, called One Foot Taller, for Microsoft Surface’s Extraordinary Solutions project. The campaign is aimed at finding solutions for everyday problems.

They allow users to add one foot (30.5cm) to their line of sight and see the stage and performers without having to crane their necks or stand on tip-toes.

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Two sheets of mirrored acrylic, positioned at opposing 45-degree angles, are attached to either end of the stick, allowing users to see the action.

Wilcox, who studied at London’s Royal College of Art and whose other inventions have appeared in the windows of London’s Selfridges department store, wrote on his...
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