Hong Kong group Design Innovation has found success with Quicksilver, a product developed for client ABC Communications. The palm-sized Quicksilver is a data receiver, which keeps investment-mad Hong Kong residents up to date with exact stock prices in real time. It sold out within eight weeks of launching – and a second-generation version is already under development. The device uses Alkaline batteries, and has a snap-on protective cover which doubles as a stand.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.
We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart
The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more.