Posts Tagged ‘cryptic’

XtalIV watch could be mysterious alien wrist wear.

December 7th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: XtalV is a variation of my Xtal concept that also used hexagon based numbers. This time I arranged them vertically and so the display looks even more cryptic, like an alien inscription.

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Shoji LCD watch merges binary & architecture

December 6th, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: In traditional Japanese architecture, a shoji is a door, window or room divider consisting of translucent paper over a frame of wood which holds together a lattice of wood or bamboo.

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Edge LCD watch updates future device concept

November 27th, 2012
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Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: This is Edge LCD, based on the original Edge design.

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SHIFT LCD watch has a cool retro 3D effect

November 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: Searching for a cryptic but at the same time simple way to tell the time, I came up with horizontal lines, that seem elevated whenever a number has to be shown.

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Quad² concept update with squares pattern.

November 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Pawel from Germany.

Pawel says: The quad watch was my first submission to the blog. Surprised by the positive feedback of the community I decided to develop the idea further creating quad². The objective was to design a minimalistic display that shows time in a un-obvious fashion but is easy to read if you know how. (original concept here)

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Sphere LED watch creates 3D illusion.

November 22nd, 2012
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Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I was thinking about how I could make a flat LED display appear 3D, and it occurred to me that I could give the appearance of a sphere by using some curved lines.  Then I broke up some of these lines asymmetrically to form four digits, each comprised of 5 rows of 3 dashes.

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Sonar LCD watch pings the time in binary form

November 21st, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: The Sonar watch is an analog-binary hybrid concept where the hours indicated in usual place and the minutes indicated in binary format. Power on your brain, think in binary and read the time quickly. Give me 0101 stars and share this with your friends!

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Brakket LED watch with glowing cryptic numbers

November 19th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam Says: The initial idea was to use the classic 7-segment digits and take their center segments away. To emphasize the missing of the center segments and to give the numbers an alien look, they have been given a big gap in the middle and a more dynamic look. The result are four pairs of brackets.

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Keiro LCD watch : A digital pathway to read the time

November 12th, 2012
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Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

Lloyd says: This LCD concept watch design is named “Keiro” after the Japanese word meaning pathway.

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Concave LED watch with ripple effect

November 7th, 2012
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Design submitted by Heather from the USA.

Heather says: I came up with the idea for Concave when I thought about making circular digits, one behind the other.  In order to accomplish this, although the display is flat, I imagined each digit to be a curved surface, like a contact lens, for example.  By placing the digits one behind the other, and increasing size, we can see these concentric circular digits, each whose center segment is being partially blocked by the digit in front of it.

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MAZE LCD watch activates at night.

October 31st, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: This watch keeps its LCD screen always on. The built in light sensor is activate the backlight in dark environment. The upper two digits is the hours the two of the middle is the minutes and the lower two digits is the seconds.

Take a walk between the signs and explore the numbers!

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Full Binary LCD watch includes binary reading hints

October 12th, 2012
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Design submitted by Laszlo from Hungary.

Laszlo says: The screen is divided into three sections, each containing two columns of signs. The first section displays hours, the second minutes, and the final section tells the seconds. The first column in each section represents the first digit (10’s place) and the second column displays the second digit (or 1’s place). Each column is composed of 2-4 signs, each representing a power of two.

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Oscope watch tells time via waves

October 9th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: The inspiration for this concept comes from oscilloscopes. I like the imagination of having something scientific on my wrist.

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Fissure LCD watch leaves a strong impression.

September 26th, 2012
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Design submitted by Sam from Germany.

Sam says: I like the idea of letting something run around the wrist and adapt in the case region to tell the time.

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Flipside – Three-Dimensional View of Time

September 4th, 2012
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Design submitted by Lloyd from Australia.

“Flipside” is a modern concept watch that displays the time and date in an unusual and enigmatic way using an LCD screen combined with LEDs. Read the rest of this entry »