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Brett Allcorn

New York, NY, United States

Member since September 08, 2008

  • Group Sketch: Brett Allcorn

    Community, Environmental Design


    The sketch started off with using analog devices to control electronics or computers.

    Next, I took a look at other possible solutions that included all-in-one, wireless connections, and lego connections. This resulted in a portable computer with a detachable camera that works as a webcam when attached. The hole the webcam creates when gone becomes a handle.

    We talked about mixed old tech with new, tried to tackle short battery life by discussing the use of analog technologies used in older film cameras and mechanisms that drain power like the flash. Other products like watches that generate power from the sun, body heat, or movement.

  • I think this topic is very interesting I would like to know more about it. Who will be your audience? Is going to be for development countries?? The idea of combine the old with the new tecnology is a great idea. Can ypu explain me more about the lego section?

  • Brett I'd like to see some detailed drawings of the webcam that you have described it sounds very interesting. Also some images that show the old and new styles that you are considering combining or that you are inspired by - is this a 1940s, 50s or 60s style? Or something even older?

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design