Posts Tagged ‘cryptic’

(English) Arrow LCD watch uses cryptographic code (with easy mode too!)

July 1st, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by José from Spain.

José says: Seeking a solution to display an seemingly incomprehensible information despite it being front of our eyes, I found, without trying to create a new cryptographic code, a simple visual effect that applied to the time display, makes this result different and “unique”. Let me introduce ARROW concept watch.

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(English) Hexahedron: Twin-snake mode watch!

June 27th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I recently created a design with a time telling display using two or three faces of a cube in an analogue style called “Anacube“. This made we wonder if I could use more if not all the faces of a cube to tell the time in an analogue format. This combined with another idea for a watch using a 3D snake to illustrate the time resulted in “Hexahedron”

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(English) Genesis watch evolves into a living time display

June 26th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: The basic idea for Genesis is a molecular looking displaying method made of sticks and dots.

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(English) Lines watch with a classic look & minimalist numbers

June 21st, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: I simplified the look of the numbers and this is the result.

You can select what you want see on the high contrasted LCD display: the time or date. The first two digits are is the hours or months the second two digits are is the minutes or days. First it might look a bit characteristic but could be very well recommend for both men and women because it is just a few millimeters wider like the strap.

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(English) CODE watch uses alien binary symbols

June 11th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Wilhelm from South Africa.

Wilhelm says: The CODE: Inspired by the combination of my love for binary LED watches, industrial art and stainless steel, the idea came up for a watch with a cryptic code in its display that stands out to be interesting and eye catching all the time, whether the LEDs are on or off, something many LED watches are lacking.

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(English) RESET watch tilts time to your wrist movement.

June 7th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: This watch concept is a proposal for the usage of an accelerometer. The tilting angle of the watch could define the look of the display. Only one special angle lets the watch show the time in a readable fashion. The wearer could define this angle by pressing a button when facing the display. Doing so would RESET the display. Any other angle different from the defined one, causes the numbers to dissolve. The bigger the tilting angle, the stronger the effect.

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(English) Bar Watch: Bold e-paper watch design

June 3rd, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Patrick from France.

Patrick says: I was influenced, inter alia, by the watch of Sam “Echo” which I find really beautiful.

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(English) X-shape watch uses dots & lines to conceal the digital time

May 30th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Dimitar from Bulgaria.

Dimitar says: I have worked on a different shape watch with fresh youthful design and after different ideas I chose this one.

It’s a LCD watch with two different ways to display time. The upper half indicates hours and the lower indicates minutes.

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(English) Equality e-paper watch with digits based on the ‘equals’ sign

May 29th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: I was experimenting with minimalistic numbers that were based on the equality sign. I ended up giving some segments angled ends to make the numbers better recognizable while staying futuristically minimalistic.

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(English) Kuantos watch inspired by Stargate Atlantis.

May 28th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Clarence-Junius from the USA.

Clarence-Junius says: I got the idea for the Kuantos while watching my collector’s edition of Stargate: Atlantis. I wanted to use the stargate theme as a base for this design without stepping on any toes. Close attention to details help me keep this design original.

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(English) Crystal LCD watch has unique fragmented display.

May 27th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This LCD watch indicate the time with cryptic crystallized numbers in three rows. Hours, minutes and seconds (from top to bottom). Hard to read at the first time but not too complicated if you have some time to invest in learning. (the seconds are very helpful in learning)

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(English) Ikimono cute creature LCD watch

May 22nd, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: Ikimono is an unusual yet loveable LCD concept watch design that uses cute-looking creatures to display the time and date. Ikimono is the Japanese word for “creatures”.

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(English) IOD shows time inside-out

May 16th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: When working on inside-out-displays I thought, what about letting the number segments themselves be interlaced? For IOD I chose a single classical 7-segment digit and gave it the dense information of three digits.

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Echo E-paper LCD analog watch display

May 2nd, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: I was sketching for an analog based sci-fi E-paper display based on half circles. I took the advantage of E-paper towards LCD to hide and create display gaps whenever pleasing. So I created these half circle segments whose repetition, the echoing, has a deeper meaning for the time telling. Read the rest of this entry »

(English) Digitz watch signals the time with hand gestures.

April 16th, 2013
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(English) Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: Somebody asked me the time the other day across a busy office and I found myself gesturing the time across the office with my hands rather than having to shout. I then thought this is a pretty universal method of communicating numbers and would suit an LCD display, “Digitz” was born.

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