Another way to use watches

Written by willbe in Watches

Alert Driver Fatigue Wrist Device

Alert Driver

Designed by Daniel Ruffle, this future concept flexible rubber device uses motion combined with reaction time to determine whether or not you are suffering from driver fatigue. The device comunicates with an RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) tag positioned in your car and only starts to detect whether you are tired when you are in your car. The device can be bent to fit your wrist, and has memory to stay in position, to ensure it will not fall off.

[Found at Yanko Design]

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More Strange Watches

Written by willbe in Watches

Watches can be used for just about everything these days, from watching TV to learning Japanese, here are some more strange (or cool) for your enjoyment. Which ones are your favorites?

Linux-Powered Watch

Developed jointly by IBM and eMagin, this OLED Linux watch was ahead of its time. It basically had a host of PDA functions (phonebook, scheduler, picture viewer, etc.) and included a monochrome 640 x 480 VGA display.

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Run, sleepy, run!

Written by willbe in Gadgets, Watches

Once again about clocks. Mostly unusual alarm clocks.


Clocky is a clock for people who have trouble getting out of bed. It is an alarm clock that runs and hides when you presse the snooze. The alarm sounds, you press the snooze, and he will roll off of the beside table, fall to the floor, and wheel away, bumping mindlessly into objects until he eventually finds a spot to rest. When the alarm sounds again, the sleeper must awaken to search for Clocky. Read the rest of this entry »

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Around the clocks

Written by willbe in Gadgets, Watches

Since I have told You about Tix clock, I have found many unusual clocks and I wish to tell You about them…

Reveal Watch

Truly unique in its display of time, the minutes and hours fade in and out as time passes. The only analog watch to read in a digital manner, it features a soft leather strap and a stainless steel case.

Found at MoMA Store

Dual Time Watch

The prolific husband-and-wife design team put a cutting-edge spin on dual timekeeping with this new watch featuring an unusual hippodrome-shaped case. Applying new technology, the scratch-proof crystal is set flush to the edge of the case without bevel or rim. Either face can be set to local or destination time; one set of hands gray, the other red to quickly distinguish between the two. Read the rest of this entry »

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