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Orbital Decay watch uses single 'hand' to show hours & minutes

Design submitted by Peter from the UK.

Peter says: I was trying to think of a very simple and intuitive way of showing the time with essential a digital “one handed analogue” type of time telling format. The easiest way it seemed to do this is to have a hand moving in two directions, rotationally for one part of the time telling and towards and away from the pivot for the other. I soon realised after looking at one of my older designs “Tri-Ripple” that the most intuitive way of doing this is an expanding orbit around the pivot point. Like a satellite slowly moving slowly away from the object its orbiting.

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Satellite watch displays Earth & moon to tell time.

Design submitted by Alexander from Russia.

Alexander says: The idea came suddenly. I invented specifically for your contest.

Wrist digital clock made in an elegant stainless steel housing. Under the shock-resistant sapphire crystal is a contrasting color display.
Built-in GPS sensor helps to show just the other side of the planet and the land on which you are now. Continue reading Satellite watch displays Earth & moon to tell time.