A Mobile Phone Construction Set: The Lego Approach

Your phone construction set. Picture from the article quoted

SmartPlanet today reported on a Lego-type approach taken by Dave Hakkens to build phones from modules that fit together to form a phone and that can be replaced for instance to increase storage or to change the display.

Read the full article here:

Q&A: Dave Hakkens, designer of Phonebloks, on reinventing smartphone design | SmartPlanet.

I find Dave Hakkens’ approach both, fascinating and promising. It would really help to avoid this heap of obsolete phones everybody of us finds in his drawer over time.

Watch the video from the article:

Which other examples of such modular designs did you encounter recently?

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About Hellmuth Broda

Independent Information and Communications Technology Strategist with an interest in the construction sites between business, society and technology. http://www.hellmuthbroda.com
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2 Responses to A Mobile Phone Construction Set: The Lego Approach

  1. Stefan Broda says:

    Certainly not as High-Tech but I came across this Kickstarter project that uses large Lego blocks (or Playmobil?) for gardening!

  2. Thanks for the link. Looks almost like real Lego.

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