A lot of concept gadgets are coming up primarily to utilize the human senses. Of course the sense of touch is what is being utilized the maximum with many touch screen devices being developed. When almost every latest phone is touch screen can laptops be left behind? An Italian company V12 design has devised ‘Canova’ which is a dual LCD laptop, which is yes touch screen. Though the design is more than four years old, the company wants to take this a step further by introducing the second generation laptops of the same series. It is working on the device to support multi touch and also fit in the microphone to enable voice commands. They claim that the model should be in the market by 2010!
As they say good things come in small packages, the new kitchen scale design seems to have taken this adage. This cute little masterpiece is something which can be said to be a necessity that all modern kitchens should have. As mentioned, design wise it’s small and compact thus does not take much of a space, also it can measure in both grams and calories and does the necessary exchange. Also it can tell time as well, it perfectly goes with the overall idea of giving maximum output using minimum space. Something all of us believe in, isn’t it?
The body functions as a measure when it is taken out from the weight panel. It can tare, show the time and make gram/cal exchange. It provides smaller space for storage that weight panel and the body are pulled through each other. It facilitates weight process and interface usage that control panel and weight panel are placed apart. The aim is to provide maximum usage facility in minimum space. By means of sensory mil weight, it measures the moment of the approaching surface and exchanges it for unit of measurement. Interface consists of three buttons and at the same time these buttons are used to set the hour data. When the part on the lower panel is to be folded, it is positioned on the coaxial gap on the acrylic part. The orange-colored circle is a visual complement that ensures us placing the things to be weighted on the very middle point.
UK designer Michael Young’s new conceptual designs for the frequent traveler have only one thing all across it – ‘Convenience’. Suitably titled VOYAGE, it is made of stainless steel and the black ABS passport holder simply has space for all the necessary documents, and also has room for pen and credit cards. The other concept is that of the key-rings, with each key being held separately, so that one can identify them at a glance. Now to address the lost luggage issue, the third travel accessory in this concept is the luggage tag. It signifies smart thinking, with ease of use and elegance, all combined in this stainless steel design. And the black polycarbonate cap screws are securely in place with the metal tube that holds the name and address tag. These three contemporary solutions are sold individually. And the good news is, you will actually be able to buy Voyage, let’s hope Georg Jensen is going to release the voyage series soon.