Bar Bathroom Urinal Can Tell If You're Drunk, Notify Valet

July 18, 2013


This is the video of the Pee Analyzer, an unoriginally named bathroom urinal that tests your piss for alcohol content then informs you if you're over the limit or not. But the fun doesn't stop there! (It stops when the girl at the bar you were trying to talk to tells you have a booger on your face).

The Pee Analyser arrangement is pretty clever. Club-goers receive an RFID parking pass when they drop their cars off at valet. A device sitting in the urinal measures alcohol levels. An RFID reader near the urinal picks up each person's parking pass. If the urine clocks in above the legal limit, a sign at eye level suggests calling a cab to get home and the system takes note.

When the partied-out patron goes to retrieve his car, he has to hand his RFID parking card over to the valet. The valet scans it and an alert pops up if the customer tested high on his urine. Those customers are then asked to call a cab or take advantage of the club's drive-home service.

Granted if you wanted to beat the system you could not take your RFID parking pass to the bathroom with you, or just pee your pants. Of course if you're actually spending time thinking of ways to beat the drunk driving system, now might be a good time to address your alcoholism.

Hit the jump for a demo of the system in action.

Thanks again to LupusYonderboy, who for THREE tips in one day, is awarded honorary Geekologie intern status.

  • Looks like a "Dave"

    Oh, people will find a way to get past it.
    One cold winter night, back in the 90's, I went to a place at 11pm and there was a car idling in the parking lot. I thought it was probably a cook or bartender warming their engine before they went home from work. At 1am I went to my car to get cigarettes* and the car was still there, idling, I looked through the windows and saw there was a device on the column with a tube. I'm pretty sure it was an ignition breathalyzer thing, and the driver left it running because he knew it wasn't going to let the car start if he blew into it. Must have spent a-lot on gas.

    * I've quit smoking since then.

  • lordpikachu

    what about girls?

  • TheMilkMan

    So give your card to your friend before pissing?

  • Joel Lamm

    If you crap in the urinal, does it still say "you've had one too many"?

  • Ah.... Sounds like a good old fashioned game of "Don't Break the Seal"

  • Max Baldwin

    Challenge accepted!

  • Closet Nerd

    or just pee in the sink [i.e. toilet #2]

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