Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Trax MkII Concept Watch is Militaristic and Easy to Read

by Hazel Chua

Remember that futuristic concept watch I told you about yesterday, FOUR? It had all the makings of a great watch, except that it was way too complicated for my taste.

Watch designs featured by Tokyoflash are usually extremely complicated, which makes reading the time off of them – which happens to be the main purpose of watches, by the way – more difficult than necessary. Needless to say, I was pleasantly surprised when I chanced upon the Trax MkII Concept Watch.

trax_watch

The watch was designed by Peter Fletcher from the UK, and draws on obvious military themes as its inspiration. That’s pretty much apparent as it uses tank-like treads to tell the time. Unlike other watch displays that flash a series of LED lights and leave all the time reading interpretation up to you, the Trax MkII tells it like it is: with good, old-fashioned digits.

trax_watch_dark

As the time changes, the numbered treads move into position. Just read the numbers found between the LED illuminated brackets in the middle to know what time of day it is – in military time, of course.

On the design, Peter explains: “I wanted to come up with a watch design based on driven belts. The first thought that popped into my head when thinking about belts was caterpillar tracks and what caterpillar tracks are usually attached too. So I decided to use tanks as an inspiration for this watch concept.”

trax_watch_back

Execution of this particular design will require a fairly complex mechanism to be built, but if you’d like to see it produced some day, be sure to cast your vote over on the Tokyoflash design blog.

[via Ubergizmo via Geeky Gadgets]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. Pete says:

    Thanks Technabob for featuring this design. Its currently live on the Tokyoflash design blog, so if anyone likes this design get down to the blog and vote, comment and share to improve its chances of becoming reality.

    Thanks,

    Pete form the UK :D

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Mark Hamill Gives Awesome Autographs

Mark Hamill Gives Awesome Autographs

3D Printed Spider-Man Mask Shell: Ultimate Cosplay-Man

3D Printed Spider-Man Mask Shell: Ultimate Cosplay-Man

The Ejector Bed Is Guaranteed to Wake You up

The Ejector Bed Is Guaranteed to Wake You up

Frankenstein Light Switch Plate: It\

Frankenstein Light Switch Plate: It's A Liiiight!

Deal: ZeroLemon ToughJuice 30000mAh Battery Pack

Deal: ZeroLemon ToughJuice 30000mAh Battery Pack

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by