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, ...
... 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”.
Biography of Percy Shaw, inventor of cat's eyes. Part of the "Yorkshire Scientists
and Innovators" series of articles ont he Yorkshire Philosophical Society ...
Nov 30, 2007 ... Robert Colvile recalls the eccentric Yorkshireman whose feline encounter led to
the invention of cat's eyes.
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Jun 27, 2011 ... Cat's eyes are undervalued, I think. They are, especially in wet conditions , often
better visible than the white lines on the road, if they are not ...
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.
Percy Shaw's story is a classic story of observation and thought culminating in an
invention that serves a distinct need. There are several stories that tell of Percy ...
Cat eyes were invented by Percy Shaw of Halifax, Yorkshire in England in 1933.
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 ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... This free course, Invention and innovation: An introduction, is for designers,
engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and ...