This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Connect A Sketch Lets Two Users Work on a Drawing Without a Fistfight

by Shane McGlaun

My parents were crazy when I was a kid. They would get a single toy and expect me to share it with my brother. I’m not sure why they thought we were capable of sharing considering all the fights we got into over who had something before the other. I do recall several fights breaking out over the “accidental” erasure of someone’s Etch A Sketch artwork.


What we needed were two Etch A Sketches – or perhaps this sweet Connect A Sketch concept by product design student Andrew Little. Little designed the Connect A Sketch for the 2011 Dundee Degree show and the London exhibition, New Designers. He took a couple of the Etch A Sketch tablets we all know and love, and connected them together somehow so that what is drawn on one screen shows up on the other screen as well.

The cool part is if the other guy shakes the screen to clear it, the second user will get a notification to shake their screen to keep up. I would like to know the tech the designer used to make this thing.  What sort of tech do you think is behind the wonder of the Connect A Sketch?

[via Designalittle and Ubergizmo]

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. Technabob says:

    Found this video that Andrew posted during the build – I think it gives a little insight into how the things work:


More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Drone Penetration Run Lars Von Trier: Deconstructing Cinema How Is Your Phone Changing You? Prometheus SHADO Pack 95octane logo
2000 Cobra R Mustang with 85 Miles for Sale Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 Matech Ford GT1 Racecar Turns up on eBay 2017 Ford Raptor Price Guide Leaked mightymega logo
American Gods Teaser Alternate Versions of Harley Quinn The Evolution of Star Trek Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC