Ovo is an egg-shaped desk gadget that reveals a little digital photo frame, so you can have a mini-slideshow in a modicum of space!
They come in white, blue, green, or pink, and come packaged in a cute stainless steel can.
The Ply concept phone has so many features stacked into its wooden shell that I had to read about it twice to fully grasp its awesomeness. Each layer holds a gadget with a distinct function, including a phone, game controller, photo printer, and projector (among other things).
Star Wars fans rejoice! Now you can let Darth Vader keep watch on your every move as he pilots this pint-sized TIE Fighter Advanced X1 webcam onto desk.
The TIE Fighter camera not only captures audio, video and images, but lights up and features digitized sound effects taken directly from the Star Wars movies.
The results are in for our just completed Tokyoflash watch giveaway, and I can now reveal the answers and winners. Read on for the answers, the winners’ names, and some really special watch designs in case you’ve never seen them before.
This amazing combination of technology and graphical artistry makes for some of the most realistic and precise 3D animated facial expressions I’ve ever seen come out of a computer.
Pendulum Studios’, AlterEgo division combines facial expression software, precision motion capture, and good old-fashioned artistry to reproduce the most minute facial movements you’ve ever seen on a digital actor.
This unique electromechanical clock is like a cross between a Magna Doodle and an Etch-a-Sketch.
Using a modified Magna Doodle as the basis for their display, the Clock-a-Doodle-Doo is the brainchild of a recent UCLA mechanical engineering class.
From weather websites to the morning news to your mobile phone – there are hundreds, if not thousands of different ways to find out your local weather. But there’s something about this tabletop weather station that would have me checking it first.
Within this tiny little black orb lives a tiny little digital video camera. What makes the Camball unique is its totally self-contained digital video recorder.
All of the requisite electronics are crammed into a sphere that’s just a hair smaller than a ping pong ball.
[UPDATE 8/12/2008: The contest is now over. You can check out the answers and winners here].
How’d you like to win a really cool modern watch from Tokyoflash? Well, if you can tell time, you could win a free watch!
This certainly wouldn’t be the first Nixie tube clock that I’ve written about, but it is definitely one of my favorite designs. Maybe it’s the funky front-facing display tubes that make it super sweet.
There’s something just so right about the contrast of the sleek modern acrylic box which serves as a home for the intricate retro display tubes.
These amazing video game images by digital artist RETROnoob take familiar bitmapped sprite characters and marry them to real world photographs.
Through creative and generous application of digital blur tools, each of the images does a brilliant job blending 2-D and 3-D worlds into one.
I’ll just start out by saying this: I’m a sucker for cool digital clocks. And this one is a real doozy. UK designer Duncan Shotton’s Digimech clock may look like an LED or LCD timepiece on the surface, but it’s actual a complicated mechanical contraption that creates a 7-segment digital illusion.
Nooka watches tell time using four digital bars. The top bar shows hours 1-6, the second shows hours 7-12, the third shows minutes, and the bottom shows seconds. Are you confused yet?
While the watches in this set all function in the same way, Nooka offers several choices for style and color- camo, rubber, leather, or metal.
Check out these dramatic new watches, courtesy of the house of Diesel. When not displaying the current time, the mirrored surface of the display makes the time disappear into thin air.
Each watch tells time using a scrolling red LED dot-matrix display which floats behind a curvy, shiny electroplated exterior.
I don’t know what it is, but I’m a real sucker for Nixie tube clocks. There’s something about the soothing orange glow tubes that offer a simple, yet elegant way to display any numeric information. I hadn’t seen a design that really caught my eye in a while, when I stumbled onto this wooden beauty.
This really attractive (ahem) digital watch comes with a remote control that you can use to control your TV. Because who wants to use a remote control when you can use this watch instead? It makes perfect sense!