neil poulton: the ruggedkey USB stick for lacie
aug 03, 2012
neil poulton: the ruggedkey USB stick for lacie


 

 
‘the ruggedkey’ by neil poulton for lacie

prototypes & models 
image © neil poulton

scottish-born, paris-based designer neil poulton has concieved ‘the ruggedkey’ as his latest product addition for digital storage manufacturer lacie

by utilizing a protective orange bumper, data is kept safe from heat, cold, and those all too often 100-meter drops. being IP-54 certifified,
the USB stick is meant to be unbreakable. the 16 and 32 GB device integrates USB 3.0 and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0,
providing transfer speeds up to 150MB/s, where an HD movie, 3,000 photos or a 5GB file can be downloaded in less than one minute.

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image © neil poulton


presentation boards of other ideas
image © neil poulton


prototypes/models
image © neil poulton


rhino screenshot 
image © neil poulton


rhino screenshot 
image © neil poulton


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