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Percy Shaw


Percy Shaw, OBE (15 April 1890 – 1 September 1976) was an English inventor and businessman. He patented the reflective road stud or "cat's eye" in 1934, ...

History | Catseye Roadstuds | Halifax | Reflecting Roadstuds Ltd


... jobs he used the skills he had gained to invent the Catseye reflective roadstud. ... such contraptions, which would in turn lead him to inventing his “Catseyes”.

End of the road for cats eyes? - Telegraph


Sep 4, 2015 ... The original reflective cat's eye stud was invented in the 1930s by Yorkshireman Percy Shaw, after he was inspired by the sight of his car ...

PERCY SHAW OBE (1890 – 1976) - a successful inventor and ...


Biography of Percy Shaw, inventor of cat's eyes. Part of the "Yorkshire Scientists and Innovators" series of articles ont he Yorkshire Philosophical Society ...

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Jun 27, 2011 ... Cat's eyes are undervalued, I think. ... i TOTALLY agree Percy Shaw who invented cats eyes was infact one of my relations he was my great ...

Cat's Eye Road Studs - Percy Shaw - Inventors - About.com


Jun 10, 2015 ... Percy Shaw (1890-1976) was an English inventor best know for inventing cat's eye road studs in 1934. Cat's eyes are the road reflectors which ...

End of road for Cat's Eyes | UK | News | Daily Express


Nov 29, 2007 ... The original reflective cat's eye stud was invented in the 1930s by Yorkshireman Percy Shaw, whose contribution to road safety was recognised ...

Catseye Road Marking-Past Innovations-Great British Innovation Vote


The inventor of 'catseye' roadstud was Percy Shaw (1890-1976) of Halifax, ... The original catseyes consisted of two pairs of reflective glass spheres set into a ...

Invention : Cat Eyes - innovateus.net


Cat eyes were invented by Percy Shaw of Halifax, Yorkshire in England in 1933.

Invention and innovation: an introduction: 10.3.1 Cats eyes and road ...


Mar 23, 2016 ... This free course, Invention and innovation: An introduction, is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and ...

Percy Shaw, of Halifax England, invented the cat's eye reflective road marker in 1934.
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Cat's eyes driven out after 70 years as solar studs light the road ...


Nov 29, 2007 ... Cat's eyes were invented by Halifax man Percy Shaw 70 years ago, after he was inspired by the sight of his car headlamps reflected in the eyes ...

Percy Shaw: Man with his eye on the road - Telegraph


Nov 30, 2007 ... Robert Colvile recalls the eccentric Yorkshireman whose feline encounter led to the invention of cat's eyes.

BBC - A History of the World - Object : Cat's Eyes


They were invented as result of an encounter with a cat one foggy night as Percy ... two points of light, the headlights had caught the eyes of a cat on a fence.