All gadgets have to go through a concept stage at one point or another, but some designs are just ahead of their time and don’t ever make it to prototyping. Click here to see forty-two of those examples.

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All gadgets have to go through a concept stage at one point or another, but some designs are just ahead of their time and don’t ever make it to prototyping. Click here to see forty-two of those examples.

[Sources 1 | 2 | 3 | 4]

Photo eRollPhoto iPod Shuffle BraceletPhoto Flexible SpeakerPhoto Nokia KineticPhoto iCal WatchPhoto One CardPhoto Sony Wearable ComputerPhoto iRingPhoto Pill ClockPhoto B-Membrane Laptop / Desktop-in-OnePhoto Pebble KeyportPhoto iPod ChimeraPhoto Finger Tap Virtual DrumsPhoto Virtual GogglesPhoto iWatchPhoto ONE Folding BicyclePhoto Nokia Aeon Full-Screen PhonePhoto iPhone NanoPhoto iPhone ElitePhoto Hyanide Tank BikePhoto MagicBoard Customizable KeyboardPhoto Calliper-Inspired RadioPhoto Pixel Perfect HourglassPhoto Apple TouchBookPhoto MacPadPhoto Monotracer Jet BikePhoto InfoDive WatchPhoto MacBook MiniPhoto Flashlight LampPhoto LifeMap Photo OrganizerPhoto I-care MotorbikePhoto Harley Davidson 2020Photo Mac AirPhoto Augmented Reality TabletPhoto Mac TabPhoto One-Handed DSLRPhoto MacBook MiniPhoto Scroll PhonePhoto Polaroid Movie PrinterPhoto Apple iViewPhoto Napkin PCPhoto Transparent iMac