Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book. Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

The Otopot Lets You Store and Pour Your Voice

 - Mar 14, 2016
References: & gizmag
The Otopot is an incredible device, developed by Japanese students Takeshi Katayama and Shota Kumiji from the University of Tokyo and Hosei University, that allows you to store your voice before 'pouring' it away like you would pour away water.

To begin recording, you have to remove the lid on the pot -- at this point, you can record a voice message that is up to a minute long. The recording can then be heard by a recipient by removing the lid again. Since the Otopot can only hold one message at a time, messages have to be erased by tipping the pot as if you're pouring out water.

The Otopot is truly a captivating piece of technology and design that could have some fun uses. It can be used to enjoy fun and unusual forms of conversation or convey messages to your significant other or child. It surely could also be used to pull off some hilarious pranks.