Korean LG announced that it will unveil the world's slimmest Full HD LCD panel for smartphones. The state-of-the-art 5.2-inch panel is only 2.2mm thin with a 2.3mm bezel. It is both slimmest and narrowest among existing Full HD LCD panels designed for mobile devices. Besides, the panel will make devices easier to grip as well as lighter in weight.
Young Sohn, a senior executive from Sumsung, unveiled a lighter and bendier phone concept on Tuesday in San Francisco. "We think the health area is a really key area of innovation," said Sohn. The concept shows off future of wearables and phone displays. Its wearable sensors that allow you to monitor your health stats on the go and send the results directly to a doctor.
The iZZi Orbit combines the ingenuity of a Peripheral Motion Lock Technology (PMLT) integrated with three interchangeable lens options. Using Peripheral Motion Lock Technology, the iZZi Orbit gives you instant access to three high quality optical lenses in a convenient all-in-one package. The Orbit fits iPhone 4/4S & iPhone 5 and is available in red, black, and silver.
The Hibermate is a Kickstarter project, by covering your eyes and ears and enveloping you in a quiet cocoon, and by looking so conspicuous that anyone around you will get the hint that you’d like to be left alone to sleep. The cozy luxury eye mask is coupled with removable ear soft, medical grade silicone with sound-reducing memory foam inserts on the ear muffs. The Hibermate is a " super-comfortable sleep mask with removable ear muffs. It’s perfect for side sleepers and back sleepers!"
Sandra Denneler has transformed a watermelon to look like a miniature barbecue grill, the tutorial for the Watermelon Grill, here. Ingredients and supplies: 1 round watermelon 3 celery stalks (soak in cold water in the refrigerator overnight to stiffen) Blackberries (for the "charcoal") Assorted fruits for kabobs Small cucumber or zucchini Wooden skewers Toothpicks
The Design Miami/Basel 2013 show highlighted hip designs in the Swiss city of Basel. Several designers found new purposes for old gondola lifts from the ski resort town of Verbier. Baker Wardlaw's 'vending machine' displayed at this event. Baker Wardlaw turned one into a huge vending machine that dispenses toys, Cool.
The C.24 music keyboard transforms from an iPad protective cover into a piano-style keyboard at the touch of a spring-loaded latch. "“The use of anti-polarity magnets creates the semi-weighted feel of the keyboard. By using magnets instead of traditional springs reliability and longevity are extended. Each key press is sensed by an infrared emitter detector pair providing real time analog position data. Optical key tracking technology delivers MIDI velocity, monophonic aftertouch as well as detailed performance capabilities." The C.24 music keyboard project is currently on the Kickstarter website.
Tendem designed by Kaspars Jursons is a sink and urinal combo that saves water and encourages hands washing. The clever design will also saves users the trouble of waiting to wash hands if all the basin are occupied since every user will have their own sink right in front of them. In some degree, it saves time, water and space.