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Saturday, 19 March 2011
Mass produced items with random variation or defects
There appears to be a social trend of preference for hand made items and old/antique items. This in part seems to be a rebellion against the uniformity of mass-produced items. It appears to me, however, that adding some non-uniformity, variation or defects to mass-produced items is just another engineering challenge. All that is needed is study of what makes objects look handmade (e.g. colour variation, shape variation, cracks, chips, aging) and development of solutions to reproduce these in mass-production setting. Examples of objects: tiles; wooden furniture; etc.
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Coming features Wireless charging Fat % monitor Gun Flexible screens Touch payment system
Suggested features Augmented reality headset type games Fan Handwriting recognition pen that bluetooths data to phone and slots into the phone to charge (if necessary, the phone sits at the top of the page to calibrate) GPS pet collar that uses mobile network to inform owner of location, charged by pet's movement/solar power FM transmitter
Selling points Style Features Size Weight Cost Feature generation methodology All electronic devices All portable devices All human activities