concept design

Air Clicker concept gives your thumb the lens

Air Clicker concept gives your thumb the lens

While its not too often that a purely conceptual design shows up here in our news feed, but when it does, you know it's going to be fantastically odd - like this Air Clicker here designed by Yeon Su Kim, stripped of all the unnecessary components and connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth, you use your hand to take the photo, no camera required! What you've got is two modules: the first fits on your thumb, the other on your forefinger, the thumb piece having an on/off button and a camera lens, the forefinger piece having tension-sensing silicon. Can you guess what comes next?

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Honda previews EV lineup for Tokyo Motor Show

Honda previews EV lineup for Tokyo Motor Show

Honda will be occupying the largest booth at next month's Tokyo Motor Show and it's got plenty of production and concept vehicles to fill up all that space. The company released a preview of its entire lineup today, which includes several automobiles and motorocycles as well as home power generation technology. Two electric vehicle concepts called the AC-X and the Small Sports EV stood out with very Tron-esque renderings.

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Nissan Pivo 3 EV concept gets closer to reality

Nissan Pivo 3 EV concept gets closer to reality

Nissan will be showing off its latest electric vehicle concept called the Pivo 3 at next month's Tokyo Motor Show. But ahead of the major event, the company has released some photos and videos this week of the third-generation Pivo and it's looking much closer to a realistic production vehicle than ever before.

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The Business self defense kit is card-sized weaponization

The Business self defense kit is card-sized weaponization

You come to SlashGear on the daily to get a dose of gadgets that will improve your life, but you and I know good and well that every once in a while you want to see something that can give you a black eye- that's why this post is about The Business self defense kit. This is a conceptual design made by Hoang and Ahn Nguyen (no relation to Vincent Nguyen) for CreativeSession, and at a business-card size and made to sit nicely aside your business casual attire, you'll have no problem working overtime and going home after dark.

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Light Up inSoft pillow will have you awake all night

Light Up inSoft pillow will have you awake all night

When it comes to gadgets, its not often that one will catch your eye for its softness, but that's just what designer Takaaki Oguchi has done with this one - it's a light up pillow. Without a doubt the most comfortable bit of technology I've seen all week, Oguchi's "inSoft" LED light pillow has the ability to light from within without making your ear go "ouch!" Through a combination of cool-burning LED lights and padding that'll allow just so much light to travel through it surrounding the light module, Oguchi may well have created the nightlight every kid is staying awake at night screaming about.

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Infiniti Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2011 Roundup: JX Concept, Ethera, and IPL G Convertible

Infiniti Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2011 Roundup: JX Concept, Ethera, and IPL G Convertible

We've been at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, a yearly car show displaying nothing but the newest, the futuristic, and the most classic vehicles, a fantastic couple of days we've been attending courtesy of Infiniti. What we've got here is a roundup of the three fabulous vehicles Infiniti revealed during this event including the JX Concept, the Ethera, and the IPL Convertible. Take an amazing trip with us down the Nissan luxury division Infiniti's newest lineup with design chief Shiro Nakamura, our kind host.

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