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Covert Technology

In a world where technology is ubiquitious, some seek to hide their electronics

Implications - Whether it’s out of fear of envy, theft, or getting into legal trouble, there is a variety of tech camouflage on the market. Old walkmen to hide iPods, computers inside fake books and speakers disguised as rocks are meant to deter thieves. The camo satellite covers, however, cover illegal behavior.
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Feb 08 — Sep 08
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Featured Examples

Secret Book Computers
Secret Book Computers
The Future of Books Laptop
Designer Kyle Bean created a design to demonstrate how technology has changed the way we source information and relate to books. He made a laptop out of a cheap book to create a visual that illustrates… MORE
Old Walkman As iPod Camouflage
Old Walkman As iPod Camouflage
Hidepod?
You know no one would swipe a walkman these days (unless they were hitting up an '90s costume party and needed the prop), but iPod theft is incredibly high. That's precisely why we love this great idea… MORE
Camouflaged Speakers
Camouflaged Speakers
SteroStone Fountain Speaker
This 40-inch water fountain has a speaker inside. SteroStone's Fountain Speaker is an outdoor lawn speaker with a 250-watt, 8-inch dual voice-coil. By day, it's a unique camouflage, but by night, you can… MORE
Weapons in Disguise
Weapons in Disguise
Lipstick Stun Gun
Now here's a beauty gadget that will stop people in their tracks! This tube of lipstick is actually a stun gun in disguise. The Lipstick Stun Gun looks just like a regular, metallic tube of lipstick,… MORE
Disguising Technology
Disguising Technology
Fake Book Hardbox Drive
Now you can hide your data with this stylish Hardbox enclosure that looks like a hard cover book. In addition to keeping your desk looking more “educated”, you can hide the data on your 3.5 inch hard… MORE
Camouflage Satellite Dishes
Camouflage Satellite Dishes
The Sqish
This camouflage innovation is a UK-based trend in areas that have planning restrictions - restrictions that prohibit satellite dishes. It's called the Sqish. Buyers send in a picture of the exterior wall… MORE
play_circle_filled Hidden Plasma
Hidden Plasma
Underbed Lift Hides Your Flatscreen
No one likes a cluttered bedroom, yet these days, everyone wants gadgets in every living space. If you want to watch a movie from the comfort of your bed, but don't want a TV adding visual clutter to your… MORE