Watch on wrist, but time "On Air"

Watch Design submitted by Iskender Asanaliev.

ON AIR Wrist Watch design shows time in an extraordinary minimal way. The LED display shows minutes with numbers and its position shows us the current hour. The display also functions as a light and set button. If you push once, the LED display lights up. To set the time you just need to push in the center of the display for 5 seconds and the LEDs flash, you then push the upper or lower corner of the display to set the hour and the left and right corner to set minutes.

Iskender Asanalievさんの作品。

この腕時計は限りなくミニマルに近づけたインターフェイスが最大の特徴です。分を表示しているデジタル数字は、同時に、アナログ時計のように、現在の時間を位置で表示しています。ディスプレイはスイッチとしても作動するので、ディスプレイ部分を押すとLEDが点灯します。時刻の設定も簡単です。ディスプレイの中心部分を5秒間押すと、LEDが点滅します。その後、ディスプレイの上部分、下部分を押すことで時間の設定、左部分、右部分を押すことで分の設定ができます。

28 thoughts on “Watch on wrist, but time "On Air"”

  1. Yes, this is the best for this year. I love it because is transparent, and is very simple. It looks awesome. On a very hayry hand, maybe the glass should be a little darker. AWESOME. I will buy it for sure !!!

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    1. I thought the sam thing about the hairy wrist. Maybe needs to come with a shaver included? Shave a circle on your wrist!

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    1. Good one! We can include a rub on tattoo set with various fonts with every watch! Good Fun.

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  2. This is the best Watch I’ve ever seen! (I created this account only to write this comment.)
    I like how simple it is to read the time while most people will not know how to read the minutes when they look at this watch for the first time. I also like the glass ( a little darker would be okay for me, too, but i also like it as it is).
    I also like the idea of changing the time by tapping on different areas of the display. Thats cool, because changing the time would become kind of a magical trick! (But the watch would be awesome without this feature as well).
    If you built this watch (not too big, please!) I would absolutely buy it instantly!
    It kills me, that I can’t buy this watch right now.

    PS: If it would be possible to change the time by tapping on several areas of the watch. (Wich means, the touch interface is able to recognise, where exactly you tap on.) Wouldn’t it be even more cool to change the time by dragging your finger over the interface? (For example: Hold the middle for five seconds, drag your finger in a circle on the watch to set the hour, like the touchwheel on an iPod, tap the middle, and change the minutes like you changed the hours.)

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  3. I love this watch because of it’s simplicity and the killer looks it has. It tells me what time it is and looks dang good doing it. I just hope that they don’t make it really fat or extremely big because my wrist is on the smaller side. I wish they had a buy now option, haha!

    @Graffs: I agree that some of those features would be nice, but not if it is going to take this watch longer to get to the market!

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  4. I love this design… I think the 1 as a digit will be difficult to show because of the extreme horizontal orientation of each digit place. Perhaps it could appear as a filled rectangle (like a zero, but solid). Some sort of cool animation would be great before the time displays… touch the glass screen and it sweeps around like a radar or concentric circle pulse out from center. Then time appears. Can’t stop thinking about this design!

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  5. Without a doubt this is the coolest watch I have seen. very elegant design, My only concern would be how visible the minutes would be at night, if the red is illuminated that would be awesome, if not then a illumination feature would be great. for the hairy wrist concern above I would offer accessories to stick on the back, static clinging plastic designs so that you can leave it clear or change the background image, something similar to the tattoo idea only the image would be on the back side of the glass. instead of on the skin. I also agree with the animation before telling the time that would be cool.

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  6. Soon i’m going to be a very very poor university student, but i’m gonna have to put some money aside for this, because i love it. I have bought a few watches from TokyoFlash and have looked over all the watch designs, and i think this is a winner.
    I would definately buy this without a doubt, i don’t care how much more debt its gonna put me in i would still get it :) I think it will look great in the dark or with the lights down, its simple yet looking at it doesn’t give the time away easily, which i like :)

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  7. Very original. I like the overall lines of the case and strap. Telling the time is very original. Perhaps I would make the numbers slightly less ‘squashed’ looking to make it a bit easier to read. Could you incorporate a day/date feature as well. good looking and unique.

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  8. Hello all…I suggested TF get in touch with the designer of this watch (and vice versa) as it is, without question, one of the most beautiful designs I have ever seen. I urge you all to have your friends register and vote for this, in the hopes that TF will produce it. The other watches submitted are all nice, in the usual TF vein, but this is completely different,and really stands out. Please do what you can to help this fantastic idea come to fruition. Thanks. I will be first in line to get this (and maybe a freebie for hooking these guys up !!). Vote vote vote !! Regards, Steve C.

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  9. Totally buyworthy! I can only repeat what you all wrote here. This watch has several unique issues wich lets it stand out obviously.

    I wouldnt wear it, because I don’t think my hairy arm looks good with it :P And the material and shape is a bit too feminin for me. But that’s just me :) As I said, it is totally buyworthy! It would be a very good addition to TFs collection!

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  10. great concept … I would buy one for sure, but i am wondering how will look “17″, “10″ or “11″ minutes for example :)

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  11. Yep got to give it to you, the design of this one is top notch, really simple & elegant time solution. Nice job.

    The challenge now will be for Tokyoflash to turn it into reality!!
    I cant imagine how they can get the numbers on the clear glass like that ….with an invisible module in the watch i guess?!?
    Even if it wasnt see-though, this would still be pretty awesome, a must have for me.

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    1. Hi comrad_in,
      I’m the designer of this watch and I want to say you, please research before you’re going to make any conclusion about something. That is insult for me, I’m not a thief! I haven’t modofied the design, its totally original and unique idea and belongs to me. Here is the proof, I’ve submit it to the yankodesign first time on the internet, see the date: http://www.yankodesign.com/2009/03/02/time-is-creepin-on-my-wrist-where-im-peepin/

      The second thing is I’ve doubts about Aurora watch, because when I was designing On Air I’ve many concepts and one of them was totally like Aurora watch (not the case but the principle), so a couple of months later I sent images of On Air and the sketches to the Chinese companys who said me that they can produce it, but they’re gone with saying no words. I don’t know maybe I’m wrong because I’ve seen moments like this many times, when someone makes and releases the same idea or design as yours before you act. Today I’ll upload that sketches so you can see it on be.net/iskender under On Air

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  12. Me parece de todos los relojes que he visto el mas sorprendente e innovador,una autentica joya,ojala se fabrique,mi mas cordial enhorabuena a su diseñador.

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  13. I hope that the display would be scratch-proof & that our fingers won’t leave fingerprint mark. The number could be thiner. I would buy because it look like a strange wristband when close. A lcd version would also be nice.

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  14. Hi everybody!

    I’m happy to see that some people like it, its not for whom who likes classic watches. Some guys maybe would think its feninine, but I prefer to think its futuristic design, simple. I also agree with everybody who think that hairy arms wouldn’t look good under the dial, I was also wondering if it would be semi-transparent glass or just a black backside cover, but sticker like and custom background idea is cool :) I think about the interface its the default interface the way showwing the time but I think it would be cool feature to be fully customizable, maybe programmable display so somebody who wants extraordinary watch display would make his own display, people could share them on the net, isn’t it cool?

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