We have seen the future of drinking water on-the-go, and it’s the Ooho. Designed by students Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez, Pierre Paslier and Guillaume Couche, this blob-shaped water consists of a gelatinous membrane that can be eaten or safely thrown away. Ooho’s edible algae membrane was originally inspired by egg yolks, which also use a thin membrane to keep its runny contents in place. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
According to Inhabitat, “The gelatinous layer isn’t exactly a culinary delight, given that it is made from brown algae and calcium chloride, but it is edible none-the-less. Although the shape isn’t a typical water bottle, the designers are hopeful that they can scale their product for commercial distribution. Because the Ooho is made of dual layers, labels can be placed in between without affecting the water quality inside. The “bottles” can also vary in size, controlled during the packaging process when the water is frozen.”