A door that fits like a glove? This one does. Fukuda's Automatic Door,designed in Japan, opens just enough to match the shape of the personor object passing through. The nifty motion-detecting portal savesenergy by keeping a door from having to repeatedly open all the way.That helps maintain a stable temperature in a room and can prevent dirtand other materials from being swept inside. In addition to people, thenew system can be used for small objects, like packages dropped off ata post office, or for larger things, like a car coming through a garagedoor.

Source: snipurl.comAdded: 9 January 2006