Organic Tech

Biodegradable electronics offer eco benefits to consciously connected consumers

Implications - With the technology market moving ever faster, organic technology offers a way for consumers to guiltlessly trade in for new models. Made from recycled materials to appeal to economical shoppers, biodegradable electronics decrease cost of manufacturing by using free materials to equal lower price points and higher profit margins.
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Minimalist Cardboard Illumiators - The Numerouno Lamp is Made from a Single Sheet of Cardboard
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Warm 9,351 Clicks Pub: Nov 18, 13
Minimalist Cardboard Illumiators
The Numerouno Lamp is Made from a Single Sheet of Cardboard
What makes the Numerouno Lamp great is simplicity. Designer Johannes Kiessler created the lamp using string, some screws, a light bulb and a single piece of cardboard. The result is a lamp that... [More]
Accordion Eco Illuminators - The Sunshine Lamp Soaks Up Solar Rays for a Cheap and Easy Light Source
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Warm 7,066 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 13
Accordion Eco Illuminators
The Sunshine Lamp Soaks Up Solar Rays for a Cheap and Easy Light Source
There is a plethora of possible applications (like camping) for the Sunshine Lamp, but the designers from Zhejiang University had the underprivileged population in mind particularly. Considering the... [More]
Leaf-Inspired Cars - The EDAG Light Cocoon Features Weatherproof Textile Skin
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Average 3,304 Clicks Pub: Dec 18, 14
Leaf-Inspired Cars
The EDAG Light Cocoon Features Weatherproof Textile Skin
The EDAG Light Cocoon is EDAG’s big concept creation of 2015. It’s a compact and dynamic sports car that offers a glimpse into the future of lightweight automobile construction. The... [More]
Decorative Sun Power Paneling - These Decorative Solar Panels Can Generate Energy Indoors As Well
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Warm 3,824 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Decorative Sun Power Paneling
These Decorative Solar Panels Can Generate Energy Indoors As Well
Not only are these decorative solar panels pretty, they also work indoors. Based in Finland, the VTT Technical Research Centre can print a maximum of 100 meters of organic solar paneling in just one... [More]
3D-Printed Genetic Glues - This Medical 3D Printing Innovation Aids the Creation of Organs
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Warm 1,687 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 15
3D-Printed Genetic Glues
This Medical 3D Printing Innovation Aids the Creation of Organs
Since 3D printing has proven useful for creating everything from casts to hip replacements, scientists at the University of Texas at Austin developed a new medical 3D printing innovation. The... [More]
Eco Cardboard Printers - The 'Origami' Laser Printer is 100 Percent Recyclable
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Average 8,319 Clicks Pub: Jul 10, 13
Eco Cardboard Printers
The 'Origami' Laser Printer is 100 Percent Recyclable
The ‘Origami’ mono laser printer is a completely recyclable personal gadget. Made of folded cardboard, the printer can be deconstructed and made into paper at the end of its life cycle.... [More]
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