transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytron
transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytron
feb 18, 2013

transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytron

‘transparent smartphone’ by polytronimage courtesy mobilegeeks




taiwanese group polytron have introduced their latest glass innovation – working in conjunction with a fully ‘transparent smartphone’. as the demonstration is purely seen in its prototyped form – the technology showcases the possibilities of the application. at the moment, the components within the device are completely functional, with the exclusion of an operating system – as its main goal is showcase the early stages of hardware integration. the current transparent smartphone integrates the use of two small batteries to power the various electronics, an LED screen, camera, speaker and a microphone.




transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytronelectronic wiring seen through transparent smartphone enclosureimage courtesy mobilegeeks




transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytronthickness detailimage courtesy mobilegeeks




transparent smartphone by polytronvideo courtesy minipcpro




transparent smartphone and USB stick by polytrontransparent smartphone by polytronvideo courtesy minipcpro




transparent USB memory drive by polytronvideo courtesy minipcpro



via mobile geeks

  • This isn’t even close to being a real phone. This is nothing more than a musical greeting card stuck between two sheets of glass.

    Do they really expect us to believe that they have invented transparent electronics? I don’t think so.

  • I do not comment usually here, but I’d like to say that these so called prototypes are something anyone could do with basic tools in a workshop. 2 pieces of acrylic glued aren’t a smartphone, and this is not the definition of a prototype.

  • One word for the first two guys (Mr. Toby and Fake) PROTOTYPE!

  • seeing through something can be more a distraction….cant it?

  • Why do phones need to be transparent? whats the purpose of this technology application but just to be a show off to other people who dont have one?

  • So… Exactly where is the smart phone? All I saw was two pieces of acryli glued together with a memort card and two slim button batteries… In order to be a smartphone it should have a display, where you play videos, see photos, go to the internet, make phone calls… The holographic sticker doesn´t even display anything, just a “0” and a “1” that look like… Well a sticker.

  • Fake.

    The “display” is just a holographic sticker. The company behind the “product” work with led:s and liquid crystals in glass and their technology level is not even close to phones. The technology to put led:s without visible leads is not even new so I have no idea what they are trying to promote…

    Mr Toby

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