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Cosmic Clocks

Led Watch Tells Time at the Speed of Light

— January 28, 2010 — Art & Design
If you read my articles you may notice by now that I have a borderline obsession with clocks. Though that is not the case, I just come across so many cool time pieces in my travels that I cannot pass them up. Here we have the LED Watch, and what makes this one so special is that it’s not just an ordinary pocket watch that lights up. Rather, each hour, minute and second interval is represented by an LED, giving the watch 133 LEDs in total.

Paul created this LED watch in the little amount of two years, and it only cost him $1000 to produce. Now that’s dedication.
Trend Themes
1. LED Watches - The trend of LED watches demonstrates a desire for innovative time-telling technologies that are both functional and visually appealing.
2. DIY Watchmaking - Paul's creation of an LED watch in only two years and for $1000 highlights the potential for DIY watchmaking to disrupt traditional watch brands.
3. Light as Time Indicator - The use of light as a time indicator in the LED Watch opens up opportunities for creative and unconventional time-keeping designs.
Industry Implications
1. Watchmaking - The trend towards LED watches and the potential for DIY watchmaking presents opportunities for established watch brands to adapt and innovate.
2. Consumer Electronics - The use of LEDs in watches showcases the merging of fashion and technology, providing opportunities for companies in the consumer electronics industry to expand into wearable technologies.
3. Makers and Hobbyists - DIY watchmaking provides makers and hobbyists with an exciting new project that has the potential to disrupt the traditional watch manufacturing industry.
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