Posts Tagged 'LCD'

Contact Lens Contains Embedded LCD

Who hasn’t dreamed of having heads-up display screens directly embedded into their eyes? I guess years of playing Cyberpunk 2020 and reading science-fiction novels have made this a fixture in most settings. While it won’t make readable contact lens displays feasible any time soon, it looks like scientists have actually been able to make contact lenses with embedded LCDs.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Zone: A Hex Face in a Round Hole

Modern Japanese digital watches are definitely an acquired taste, but once you decipher how to read the time, you end up with a functional watch. This new watch from Tokyoflash doesn’t encrypt the time, so you won’t have to take a minute each time you consult it. Once you understand the display, it’s very easy to read.

tokyoflash kisai zone hex display

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Tokyoflash Kisai Online Watch: The Matrix is on Your Wrist

Here’s another example of a user-submitted design that’s been made into an actual watch by Tokyoflash. It takes a bit of time before you realize what you are looking for when you glance at the face of this watch, but once you have, telling the time is easy.

tokyoflash kisai online lcd watch

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Timeless Capture LCD-Less Camera Concept: Bringing Back The Analog Feel to Digital

If you’ve used film cameras before, then you know that there’s a bit of magic involved whenever you finish a roll of film and have it developed. This kind of feeling is absent from modern digital cameras, which is why Brian Matanda decided to create his Timeless Capture concept camera.

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Gravity LCD Watch Concept: The Time is Falling

Gravity affects everything, but this is the first watch that I’ve seen that implements gravity in its display. This concept timepiece will throw numbers all over the place until you really want to know the time.

sam jerichow gravity tokyoflash watch

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Tokyoflash Kisai Optical Illusion LCD Watch: Now You See It Now You Don’t

One of the biggest complaints that I’ve had with some of these Japanese watches is that you always have to push a button to check the time. Since Tokyoflash started working with more LCD displays, instead of only using LEDs, this problem has been somewhat solved – assuming you can make out the time. Their latest watch, the Kisai Optical Illusion, plays with diagonal lines to make you see the time.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Rogue Touch Pocket Watch: For All You Dapper Gents and Dames

This watch is perfect for the gentlemen, who can’t abide using anything but a proper pocket watch. The Tokyoflash Kisai Rogue Touch Pocket Watch will probably take a bit more time to read than an analog version, but it will sure get some attention from everyone.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Rogue Touch Tells Time in Two Time-Zones for Double the Confusion

The Kisai Rogue Touch watch is the latest TokyoFlash watch. It was previously featured on their blog as a concept last November, and now it’s become reality.

tokyoflash kisai rogue touch japan led lcd watch timepiece

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Tokyoflash Right Angle Concept Watch Goes from Cryptic to Legible with a Flick of the Wrist

I’ve been a fan of Japanese watches for years, but there’s one problem with a lot of the ones offered by Tokyoflash: most of them aren’t easy to read, which makes them counter-intuitive in my opinion. That’s not the case of this new concept that Tokyoflash has posted to their blog. All you need to do to read the time is tilt it to the right angle.

tokyoflash the right angle kisai watch japan usb flash drive lcd

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Tokyoflash Kisai Kaidoku: Telling Time with Text

This unique watch from Tokyoflash tells time with words instead of numbers or hands. The always-on LCD watch was originally submitted by a 15-year old Canadian and Tokyoflash made it into reality. Tynan Mayhew submitted this design last year and it’s now available for all, through Tokyoflash’s online store.

tokyoflash kisai kaidoku watches timepiece japan time

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