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‘.

philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radiothe ‘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. 

philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radiothe 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.

philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radioa cross-shaped speaker signifies the gadgets survival purpose

philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radio
a 3-bulb light illuminates your location or perhaps the way out

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  • Something like this should have fm radio recording in case of emergency like if the station broadcasting emergency instructions goes out you could record those instructions to the SD card for later playback. Also the auto tune radios are terrible. maybe tune up and down with an LCD frequency display.

    james121

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