From the same chap who brought us the watch with actual moon dust and parts from Apollo 11, comes the timely (sorry) Icelandic Eyjafjallajökull watch. With—you guessed it—volcanic ash. Pretty fast, considering it only erupted last week. [Source: GizModo]
Usually, when there’s an extravaganza, there’s a whole bucket full of them. But not this time! But why?! I’ll tell you why. It’s because we only need one, yes, ONE of them. This is the one right here. It’s called the “Moon Watch” and it’s made by those fabulous folks over at The Emotion Lab.
Watch concepts without traditional numerics and even analog hands? Minimalism to its extreme – or at least that’s what designer Robert Dabi is pitching. His ZERO watch has two discs (one each for hours and minutes) that spin to tell time. My main problem with many numeric-less concepts is a delay in reading them. The
Urwerk, the same company that brought us the ridiculously cool UR-202 are back with a new watch appropriately titled “King Cobra.” Inspired the obscure Patek Philippe Cobra prototype watch from 1958, the King Cobra accounts for time like a high performance sportscar barrels through a speedometer. The UR-CC1: the world’s first a production wristwatch with
This Phenom watch is a completely unlocked GSM phone (ready to take any SIM card you’ve got) while simultaneously functioning as an MP3/MP4 player through a MicroSD port. Other features include a 1.3″ touchscreen display, Bluetooth, speakerphone, numeric keypad and a videocamera. [Source: GizModo]
E-Ink watches have made it onto the market in one form or another, but they’re still not as good looking as this render from 2006. You get a digital representation of an analog face (neat) as well as a digital representation of a digital face. If this ever made it to market, we’d buy this
Romain Jerome’s Titanic DNA Watch was such a success that the company has decided to take the concept to the moon (literally) with their new Moon Dust DNA watch. Like the Titanic version, the moon watch will feature actual artifacts. The face includes dust from a rock retrieved during our first mission to the moon,