(English) Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.
Lloyd says: I love visiting aquariums and watching the fish and other aquatic creatures glide almost effortlessly around. I find it a great way to chill out. “Aquatica” is my attempt to recreate this experience in an LCD watch.
The time and date are easy to read and are displayed as slightly disguised digits in 4 round windows or portholes. The digits can either be displayed as parts of fish or as arrangements of bubbles. Both types of digit can also be displayed at the same time but in different windows. In addition, there’s a cryptic mode in which the numerical values of 1 and 3 are ascribed to the 2 different sized bubbles. The seconds are displayed in all modes by a vertical column of rising bubbles on the left side of the display with a new bubble appearing every 5 seconds.
There are several fun animations to keep you entertained. One shows a fish swimming from left to right across the top and bottom windows and the other shows bubbles bubbling.
Aquatica is USB rechargeable via a computer. It also has an alarm and an EL backlight which makes the display easier to read at night. The watch’s case and strap are made from stainless steel and the display is “always on”. It is waterproof too.
This design would appeal to anyone who loves quirky modern gadgets, aquariums, fish, the ocean, creativity and thinking “outside the box”.
It stands out because of its very unique concept and its 3 different display options which are sure to catch people’s attention as well as be a great topic of conversation. It is also something you could become emotionally attached to.