By rapidly spinning a blade that contains an array of flashing LEDs, this wall clock tells time in a visually striking way.
A thin LED arm, loaded with 33 LEDs spins at 30 revolutions per second to create the illusion of a complete image.
The latest weather forecasting device from Oregon Scientific shows you the latest weather forecast displayed in a pretty unique way. A clear crystal block features 3d laser-etched icons of sun, clouds and rain, and illuminates the appropriate icon for the upcoming day.
Based on a classic 1970s digital watch by revered French designer Roger Tallon, the Mach 2000 is a perfect melding of simplicity and technology.
French watchmaker Lip has taken Tallon’s original watch design and has reissued it for us to enjoy all over again.
Leave it to the high-tech watch guys over at Tokyoflash to create another totally baffling digital watch design.
Their new Eleeno EG3 features a colored grid of LCDs, masked by a layer of raised glass “windows”.
A couple of weeks back, I told you about a little clock that projects the time using what was purported to be a laser beam. Turns out that one just used a lame red LED, and could barely muster an image from more than a couple of feet away.
Well, ThinkGeek is now offering an actual pocket laser clock.
This handheld gadget lets you project the current time onto almost any surface.
The Laser Clock uses a combination of LCD and laser technology to work its magic. The battery-powered laser projector is small enough to fit in your pocket, and includes a handy keychain fob too.
These retro/mod LED clocks use an array of individual LEDs to form each digit on their display.
Available from Japan’s ZakkaShop, the Metro LED DOT clock series comes in red, green or amber varieties. Available in either horizontal desktop or vertical wall mount versions, the clocks retail for ¥7,800 (appx.
Like Art Lebedev’s (vaporware) Verbarius clock, this unique timepiece uses words to describe the current time, rather than using numbers.
Time is displayed on the Tubular Time Clock in phrases such as “quarter past four” and “five minutes past six” instead of the pedestrian “4:15” and “6:05.”
TokyoFlash today rolled out their latest in their series of cryptic LED watches.
The stainless steel Shinshoku watch animates the current time using a series of LEDs arranged in a honeycomb-like grid. As is usually the case with TokyoFlash watches, you might need to read the instructions before you can tell the time.
Designer Susanna Hertrich created this unique calendar that gradually rids itself of the previous day by shredding them into oblivion.
The Chrono_Shredder combines a calendar, clock and shredder into a single device that gradually scrolls through the days, eating them away with the shredder.
Here’s another cool clock design from Japan’s I.D.E.A. International. This one lets you project a functional analog clock face onto any wall.
The projection clock is housed in a see-through acrylic shell which shows off the unique optics and mechanical components that generate the clock image.
The projector works from up to 13-feet away to produce a clock face around 5-feet in diameter.
Lexon’s latest alarm clock has a nice sleek modern design, and shows not only the date and time, but the current temperature as well.
Featuring a clean anodized aluminum body, the clocks each have an electroluminescent backlit LCD readout of pretty much everything you need to know at a glance.
Here’s another nifty LED clock out of Japan. This one features animated numbers that “flip” as each digit changes.
The square blue LED pixels gradually change to the next number simulating a scrolling effect. It’s definitely a pretty large clock, measuring 17.7″(w)
Some of the best in modern, minimal design comes out of Scandanavia, and this little alarm clock from Dutch designer Flemming Bo Hansen is no exception.
The Rosendahl Alarm Clock features a cool grey on black LCD readout and comes in a black polypropylene and steel case.
The latest funky watch to be released in the TokyoFlash PIMP series has the best name yet, the “Jive Turkey.” It’s a substantial stainless steel timepiece that combines modern technology with a retro feel.
The Jive Turkey display features a refractive lens system that makes the green LEDs fade into an animated 70’s-style “infinity” effect.
These funky looking watches from o.d.m. design feature a jumbo electroluminescent display that wraps around the curvature of the watch band.
The watches come in three dramatic polycarbonate finishes: translucent pink, amber or white, and make a very dramatic statement with their high contrast pSEL displays.