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Future of Screen Technology. New step in portable computers. 30 Cool High Tech Gadgets To Give Your Home A Futuristic Look. Gadgets are becoming a part of our everyday life and like the mobile phone (one of the first gadgets) we are starting to be addicted, depending on them for our daily actions.

As technology advances, so do these gadgets that we are fond of and we are amazed by the new concepts created by young and ambitious designers. These innovations appear from a necessity of solving the problems that old products have and besides new and improved functions, they also come with a beautiful design. The transparent tv designed by Michael Friebe is a marvelous piece of technology that combines conventional LCD and the latest TOLED display technology. This allows to create non-transparent / solid moving pictures with rich color reproduction and full contrast range from solid black to pristine white. Have you ever had a problem with forgetting which light switch stands for what light? People aren’t familiar with 3D wall panels.

Designing the Future. Autodesk Gallery At Singularity University there are several overarching themes.

Designing the Future

Exponential technology, entrepreneurship, and positive global impact are probably the top 3 at work, but this year’s focus on design seems to be embedded within all of the above. Design track chair Jonathan Knowles works as a strategic advisor to the CEO and CTO at Autodesk, the company literally designing the world around us. Autodesk software is responsible for everything from the New York Freedom Tower to Tesla’s electric cars, and even the world of Pandora James Cameron created in Avatar. Recently they have been focusing on educational products and 3D Printing technologies, and Knowles brings this wide range of expertise to the community at SU.

Bye Bye Ugly A/C Bricks and Power Strips by Gilles Belley. Bye Bye Ugly A/C Bricks and Power Strips The Energy Saving Adapters by Gilles Belley not only look good but have some smarts behind them too.

Bye Bye Ugly A/C Bricks and Power Strips by Gilles Belley

Each module corresponds to a device and monitors the power consumption independently. Most electrical devices have a standby mode to save energy but even then, about 10% of today’s electrical costs come from appliances wasting energy in that mode. The Energy Saving Adapters can detect this and display symbolic symbols notifying the owner of wasted energy. If someone doesn’t respond within 3 minutes, it automatically turns off said device. iPhone Cases & One Awesome Lamp. Retro Gear with a Techie Twist. Good Looking Cords So You Can Stop Hiding Them. The best remote control device for internet TV – GlideTV. Only a few products have the potential to reinvent the market.

The best remote control device for internet TV – GlideTV

The creators of Glide TV plan to reinvent the concept of controlling an internet TV device through either a keyboard, mouse or a classic remote control. This has it all. Fitting perfectly into the palm of your hand and having a IR/WiFi interface and a touch pad, you can use it to easy browse the internet on your TV.

The curved touch sensitive pad can also be a perfect replacement or the classic mouse or, if used in combination with the on screen keyboard, can even be used as a keyboard. All you need to do is sit back on your couch, relax and enjoy this stylish new way of browsing the internet. Glide TV is an elegant answer to an age-old consumer electronics industry search for a simple, elegant and user friendly interaction device. via newdealdesign.com. DATA clip – USB paperclip for Elecom on DesignRulz.

The Japanese studio Nendo has designed the ‘data clip’ a USB key in the shape of a paperclip for Elecom.

DATA clip – USB paperclip for Elecom on DesignRulz

The USB stick has a paperclip shape. 10 Weirdest Remote Controls. Pillow Remote Control.

10 Weirdest Remote Controls

Design Milk: Modern Design - Page 2. NoteSlate eSketcher. NoteSlate eSketcher The NoteSlate eSketcher takes a bold direction in the world of gadgetry– simplicity.

NoteSlate eSketcher

Life used to be so simple– just a pencil and paper combined as the perfect sidearm of the student, the artist and the list maker. Today we’ve got our laptops, our iPads, our Kindles and our mobile phones cluttering up our desks. The NoteSlate hopes to simplify that, providing one basic function to its user: the ability to write, draw and doodle to their heart’s content, just like pencil on paper. The NoteSlate is an e-ink tablet that records hand-drawn input from an included stylus.

NoteSlate is available in several colors, including one option for a multi-color display. Make Healthy Living Fun & Social. Finally, Disposable Thumb Drives! Rapunzel Descending Device by Sin Sun Ho. Nextep1. Sony Ericsson FH Mobile Phone Concept by Du Jun. The Turning Point For A Phone.

Stick POP Portable Printer by Jihun Kang, Youngho Lee, Jieun Lee & Changsu Lee. Rotary Mechanical Smartphone – Concept Phone by Richard Clarkson. Is there space for old school guises in the digital revolution? I think there is, which is why steampunk is alive. Settling the Digital v/s Mechanical dispute with his Rotary Mechanical Smartphone, designer Richard Clarkson gives us a smartphone that is so very tangible that its aura speaks for itself! Stalling the ‘digital-take-over’, the phone features two interchangeable brass dials, a true rotary dial and a button dial. WHats really clever is that the act of changing these is inspired from changing the lenses on a camera! Electroplated copper with a coat of paint completes the body-job. Top 6 Sites to Find Cool Gadgets and Gear. Whether you’re an early adopter who gets excited about purchasing the latest tech toy, or you’re a busy professional looking to find the perfect gift, everyone knows that searching for products can be a long and frustrating experience.

Top 6 Sites to Find Cool Gadgets and Gear

Lucky for us, we now have top-tier websites who can guide us through it all. Eun-Gyeong Gwon & Eun-Jae Lee. This one’s kinda hard to swallow so take a deep breath, open your minds, and pretend it’s 2100.

Eun-Gyeong Gwon & Eun-Jae Lee

I CONTACT is essentially a mouse fitted to your eyeball. The lens is inserted like any other normal contact lens except it’s laced with sensors to track eye movement, relaying that position to a receiver connected to your computer. Theoretically that should give you full control over a mouse cursor. I’d imagine holding a blink correlates to mouse clicks. The idea was originally created for people with disabilities but anyone could use it. Future technology.