philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radio
 

philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radio

in case of an emergency, it’s always comforting to know you have access to all the essentials – and that’s not just enough battery-power to live-stream the situation via instagram, facebook or twitter. promising to provide the bare necessities of survival, gibson innovations (previously philips) have designed the ‘philips AE1120/00 portable survival-kit radio‘.

the ‘philips AE1120/00 portable radio’ is currently in production,
all images courtesy of catherine wong

 

 

built for the outdoors – when you and your ‘indestructible’ smartphone aren’t (sic) – the little green gadget acts as a personal aid when times are tough. the radio features an FM, MW and LW radio but also a torch, siren, solar power, a built in micro-USB cable, and a self-powered crank to produce enough battery to charge your mobile phone – so you can at the very least check if it still functions.

the portable survival-kit features a crank, used to generate power

 

 

senior product designer at gibson innovations, catherine wong, is responsible for the device’s design, which hopes to be immediately recognizable as a survival kit. the olive-green product features a cross-shaped speaker on the back, to provide the latest news of any major disaster whilst recognizably simple graphics navigate the user to the products other multiple features.

a cross-shaped speaker signifies the gadgets survival purpose


a 3-bulb light illuminates your location or perhaps the way out

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