Modern and Minimalist Timepiece Tells Time with a Levitating Sphere

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In 2015, Flyte, an innovative and inventive company comprised of creatives, engineers, designers, and artists, wowed the world with their levitating lightbulb. Following the success of the light-as-air lamp, the team has come up with a new gravity-defying goodie: Story, a floating clock.

Simply composed of a wooden base and an orbiting, magnetic sphere, the levitating timepiece is a modern and minimalist way to keep track of time. It can be oriented both vertically and horizontally, and, with its simple style and versatile aesthetic, it can be displayed anywhere. The clock can also be completely customized to count minutes, hours, days, Lees verder

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World’s First Braille Smartwatch has Tactile Dots for Users to Feel Messages on Screen

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There’s a new smartwatch called Dot hitting the shelves that’s designed specifically for people who are blind. It’s a sleek-looking device that represents a different direction for assistive smartwatches. Many of these timepieces have previously relied on audio prompts, but instead, the Dot displays braille text. The circular face can exhibit four characters on the screen at a time—this makes the braille watch the first of its kind.

The way it works sounds simple, but it took nearly three years to develop Dot. It’s easy to see why as the face displays four cells of six balls each, and the company had to Lees verder

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Students Turn a LEGO Model Into a Life-Size Futuristic Hover Bike

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LEGO Technic threw out the instruction booklet when they transformed their BMW R 1200 GS Adventure model kit into something completely unique. And what does their ideal fantasy bike look like? In 603 pieces they constructed a sleek, futuristic Hover Ride concept that looks straight from the set of a sci-fi action film.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. BMW took the concept and made the LEGO model come to life. And that’s how we end up with a life-size replica. Students from BMW Junior Company in Munich were tasked with the project, which even required specially modified parts.

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