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Levitate LCD watch rotates display as time passes.

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: Levitate: is a dual format (Float / Hover) Rotating LCD / E-INK  Hexagonal Touch Screen Wristwatch. Constructed in the Following Materials: Stainless, White Acetate, Black IP, Gun Metal which all include a multiple select Back Light.

The Pair of digits at the center pivot / rotate around display 30 Degrees Per Hour, Per Month or per five Minutes. So the Digits act like The Hour Hand, Depending On the current Display mode Setting: Alarm, Date, Time Or Stop Watch: See Diagrams provided

This wristwatch will appeal to people who are always on the Move. The Levitate wristwatch is multiple Functional that is easy to use / set.

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Sunadokei LED watch is a digital hourglass

Design submitted by Justin from the UK.

Justin says: I wanted to create a vibrant and bright LED timepiece and also something that gave a nod to the timepieces of old…so I chose the hourglass. A nice juxtapostion of new and old technology.

I call it…Sunadokei.

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Oscilloscope watch tells time with waves.

Design submitted by Rodrigo from Portugal.

Rodrigo says: Im a Electronic Engineer,and i came up with this idea after using an digital oscilloscope.

You can tell the time by tracking the evolution of the wave signals and combining the 3 waves you can tell the time.

The people I see using my design, are all those who love sci-fi and technology.

It is easy to see the time, and its simplicity will pull the imagination of each of us.

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NETWORK: A smartwatch with retro geek chic!

Design Submitted by Logan from the USA.

Logan says: The watch colors are inspired by the amber, green, and white monochrome monitors from the early days of personal computing.  The strap is like gray ribbon cables.  The square shape — a CPU.  Overall, the design is meant to evoke nostalgia for the vintage computing experience.  Even people who did not live through it have seen it in countless movies and TV shows, and associate that imagery with classic computer cool.

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Coordination watch plots your position in time.

Design submitted by Tom from Norway.

Tom says: I am currently at the second year of a Bachelordegree in Mediadesign. This idea came to me during a schoolproject in a class named “Informationdesign”, where we had to choose amongst different kind of topics in a mandatory exercise (we had to pass in order to get to take the exams). I chose one where we was supposed to make a new watchdial to tell time. I passed, but since the design had no other purpose that to show my teacher I thought it would be great to enter this contest with it.

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Global watch revives retro sci-fi

Design submitted by Bryce from Belgium.

Bryce says: I’m a fan a geek vintage: pager, old computers, science fiction movie from the seventies/eighties, etc.

Since a long time, I dream about a watch with a vintage leather strap that is able to display time like a fictional computer in a (old) science fiction movie. I want a watch with a clean and simple design and a leather strap a little bit “handmade”.

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Mobius watch; where time becomes a loop.

Design submitted by Andrew from the UK.

Andrew says: Whilst trying to think of a new concept for a wristwatch I though how a Mobius infinity symbol also looks like a number eight. Furthermore I that their not many Solar powered wristwatch added to the tokyo flash design concept blog.

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