>> In downtown Tokyo, a woman walks towards her home late at night but something's already there. Behind the curtain there lies only the shadow of a man. It's the projected image which aims to make women who live alone feel safer. The so-called man on the curtain uses a smartphone connected to a projector.
The resident can select up to 12 different actions for their shadow boyfriend to perform, such as boxing, chilling out with a guitar, or even vacuuming around the flat. The video and prototype were developed by a Japanese apartment management company.>>
> We released this video to promote that Leopalace 21 adopts high security measures at our apartments, where therefore women can feel safe when living alone.
But the idea is still in the early stages, not to mention doubts about how effective it might be. Or if the idea of a woman in need of saving by an imaginary man casts its own shadow.