the ‘pig’ model of the ‘oppopet’ wireless mouse designed by nendo for elecom
the ‘oppopet’ (‘oppo pet’) series of wireless computer mouses, produced by elecom in collaboration with nendo
(canada-born, tokyo-based designer oki sato) feature a USB receiver shaped like an animal tail,
making the device appear like a small pet. announced last year, the series has just been released in japan.
‘oppopet’ requires no driver, and can be used by simply connecting the USB tail to a laptop or computer.
equipped with an on-off switch, the 2.4GHz, 3-button optical mouse weighs 55 grams and runs on a single AAA battery.
it is produced in models including a fox, dog, dolphin, cat, pig, squirrel, chameleon, and rabbit.
the tail doubles as the device’s USB wireless receiver
view of receiver
the ‘oppopet’ models include a fox, dog, dolphin, cat, pig, squirrel, chameleon, and rabbit
design-aerobics 2011: TECH GADGETS course
september 15 – november 15, 2011
as more and more technological objects find their way into everyday life
designboom will hold an online design course on the theme of ‘tech-gadgets’.
we’ll look at the most significant designs yet and ponder what might be around
the corner. to see a lesson sample and information on how to enroll click here.