This article originally appeared on ABACUS Shanghai has a new way to deal with absent-minded pedestrians glued to their phones. The city has embedded traffic lights in pavements and crosswalks, so that smartphone addicts can still see them while texting their friends. The system is on trial at major intersections across the city. But that’s not all. According to state media CCTV, police say the new system also includes cameras that are designed to record jaywalkers. Photos of offenders will be broadcast in real time on a giant screen. China is catching bad drivers with ultra-HD cameras and face recognition For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters , subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast , and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report . Also roam China Tech City , an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus .