This Stylish "mirror' that transforms into an electronic touch screen family message center, is part of the "Simplicity" range of concept innovations that will sooner than later be shaping our future and one of three Philips Prototypes (there are more coming) i have chosen to write about. Check out the previous trends I posted, the "Lumalive jacket" and the "Momento Glass Ball" are examples of the awesome technology that Philips is developing.
"In Touch" is a new, stylish and ultra advanced slant to a familiar way of sharing information, the collective family message board. Instead of leaving 'post-its' on your fridge, leave a message as text ,picture or video clip or send one from a remote source. Include a portrait gallery of your family or varsity buddies or company mates as a method of sending.. whatever, there is so much this one can do!
All that is needed to activate a message, which could be a voicemail, video, text or picture is to touch the relevant image.
It is so simple to operate, touch the mirror with a Stylus and a drawing space opens...to record your image in video format..tap a blue light in the top corner it will turn red and record you in real time leaving a message.
There are SMS and MMS functions which are marked with a confirmation stamp once delivered. To send an MMS simply create a message with the stylus then with your finger drag and drop the message square over the portrait of the person you are wanting to send it to.
Philips Innovations and Simplicity concepts embody the "essence" of a trend as they are absolutely 'cool'(throw in a bit of bling as well), interesting and useful which means everybody will want them, the perfect element combination that defines a 'Trend'!
I am joining the queue I want one!
The Philips In Touch is the Future of Family Message Boards
Rhonda Knott — August 29, 2006 — Lifestyle
References: newscenter.philips & we-make-money-not-art