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30 Swiss Army-Style Innovations

From Switchblade Table Utensils to Miniature Multi-Tools

— December 15, 2011 — Tech
It seems like Murphy's Law that whenever you need helpful tools to get you out of tough situations they are nowhere to be found, and when they're not necessary they are readily available, which may be the reason why there are so many Swiss Army-style innovations on the market.

The concept of compiling a slew of miscellaneous mini-tools into handy compact carryalls actually dates back to the late 1800's, but we have since put some seriously modern spins on that prototype. From hiding thumb drives in a switchblade-like format to creating shelves that resemble the convenient classic folding knife, the old-school model will forever be modified for multi-use purposes.

It can be expected that the Swiss Army-style innovations will get more minuscule, modernized, but probably still misplaced!
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
30
Swiss Army Scissors
Swiss Army Scissors
Fiskars Cuts+More Features a Bottle Opener and Knife
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29
Swiss Army Scoopers
Swiss Army Scoopers
Gamago Swiss Measuring Spoons Are the Baker's Equivalent Pocket Knife
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28
Edible Knives
Edible Knives
Swiss Army Chocolate
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27
Electronic Swiss Army Knife
Electronic Swiss Army Knife
Solar Powered MP4 Mobile Power Station
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26
Swiss Army Remotes
Swiss Army Remotes
The Victorinox Remote is a Clever Concoction
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25
The Wenger Giant Swiss Army Knife
The Wenger Giant Swiss Army Knife
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24
Swiss Army Sun Glasses
Swiss Army Sun Glasses
Uber Shades
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23
Repairing Cutlery Tools
Repairing Cutlery Tools
The CRKT EatN Tool is the Only Camping Tool You'll Need
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22
Luxury Swiss Army USBs
Luxury Swiss Army USBs
Diamond-Encrusted Swissmemory
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21
Swiss Army Tripods
Swiss Army Tripods
The GerberGear Steady Multi-Tool is the Ultimate Utility Knife
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20
Switchblade Table Utensils
Switchblade Table Utensils
Hobo Eat Kit Packs the Essential Eating Tools in One Spot
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19
MP3 Swiss Army Knife
MP3 Swiss Army Knife
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18
Giant Swiss Army Knives
Giant Swiss Army Knives
10-in-1 Garden Tool
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17
Pocket Knife Shelves
Pocket Knife Shelves
Ivan Hernandez Quintela and Juan Zouain Use Swiss Army Knife as Inspiration
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16
Pocketknife Cutlery Holders
Pocketknife Cutlery Holders
Swiss Army Knife Packs the Kitchen Into the Swissarmius
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15
Playful Swiss Knife Couch
Playful Swiss Knife Couch
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14
Pocket-Sized Life-Savers
Pocket-Sized Life-Savers
The Credit Card Survival Tool Features 11 Separate Functions
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13
Cutlery Multi-Tools
Cutlery Multi-Tools
The Amber Bone Hobo Knife is a Super Convenient Utensil
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12
Do-It-All Pocket Knives
Do-It-All Pocket Knives
The Dan Nelson Swiss Army Knife Ad Shows 'Everything's Inside'
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11
Multifunctional Arthritis Aids
Multifunctional Arthritis Aids
The MultiAT is an Arthritic Swiss Army Knife
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10
USB Knives
USB Knives
Swiss Army's ‘Swissbit' Comes with a 2 GB USB
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9
Pretty Pocket Protection
Pretty Pocket Protection
Pimped Swiss Army Knife
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8
Caring Knives
Caring Knives
Swiss Army Peace Knife
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7
DIY Swiss Army Keys
DIY Swiss Army Keys
Fold Up Your Keys, Pretend to Hot Wire Your Car
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6
Slick Switchblade Thumbdrives
Slick Switchblade Thumbdrives
The Victorinox Slim Flash Drive is an Information Age Implement
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5
Customizable Pocket Knives
Customizable Pocket Knives
The Switch Modular Pocket Knife is Perfect for Playing MacGyver
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4
Miniature Multi-Tools
Miniature Multi-Tools
The Swiss Tech MMCSSS Micro-Max is Everything You Need on a Keychain
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3
Do-It-All Pens
Do-It-All Pens
Metapen is an Upgrade From the Traditional Swiss Army Knife
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2
Lifestyle Survival Keychains
Lifestyle Survival Keychains
EDC Kit Gets You Prepared for a Hard Knock Life
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1
Compact Multiuse Survival Gear
Compact Multiuse Survival Gear
Sol Survival Kit Prepares You for the Worst
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