Designs for the Better World

Digital Sand Clock for Time Management

Concept of a USB sand clock. 3D holographed material inside the glass that you can make changes.

contemporary sand clock

contemporary sand clock
Pick a color, length of time and material and the inside of the sand clock changes accordingly.

contemporary sand clock

contemporary sand clock

contemporary sand clock
desktop type

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3 responses

  1. Nate

    Oh my god. What you just invented is called an hourglass. It’s been around for hundreds of years. At least I won’t have to go through the annoyance of having to look at the clock in the lower right hand corner of the screen.

    August 4, 2008 at 2:51 am

  2. Very interesting, but I don’t see how this is an improvement over the traditional hourglass.

    October 10, 2008 at 4:41 am

  3. mac_fun

    Thanks for the comments. The biggest difference is that you can customize the material inside the glass from the desktop.

    October 10, 2008 at 6:20 am

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