A Grab driver is drawing a mix of praise and bewilderment for his impressive array of screens that allow him to monitor the road, enjoy a live symphony, and maintain home surveillance.
Images of the tech-savvy driver and his five screens — three of which are mobile phones — were tweeted this afternoon by Malaysian comedian and YouTuber Harvinth Skin, who looks like he got picked up by the driver upon arriving in Singapore.
That wasn’t all, as Harvinth went on to describe a food menu in the back seat filled with meals for passengers to order – we assume for delivery to wherever his passengers are staying.
“Yo Singapore! Your Grab drivers are f***ing crack, got 5 different screens, got time to look at the road ah?” he wrote in a 12:40pm tweet.
The post has been retweeted nearly 1,000 times since, with Singaporeans jumping in to rain laughing emojis.
Zoom in a little and see the right-most phone screen showing an apartment door and living room – we hope its his – while the screen in front of the driver hosts navigation. The one dangling next to it shows what looks like a list of contacts.
Proving his tech heart comes with some soul, the largest screen appears to show an orchestra performing. The one above that streams footage from the car’s various external cams.
“Multitasking at its best. Monitoring home surveillance and symphony,” Twitter user @Sethmeright wrote in reply.
“Need one more for Pokemon GO,” said a @Bryanongg, obviously hip to how popular the game is among Singapore’s taxi drivers. Some hang an extra phone in their car so they can catch monsters while carrying passengers.
The other surprise onboard the Grab vehicle shared by the Malaysian comedian came via an Instagram story, in which he and a friend flipped through the backseat menu in disbelief.
“The Grab has a food menu!” Harvinth said while laughing.
“Premium service,” his friend chimed in.
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