10 Futuristic gadgets we wish were real and available for purchase

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Before every great product comes a great idea. In between these two stages, there has to be a concept. While flying cars and the like are still a far-fetched reality, here are 10 futuristic gadgets that are still just concepts we’d love to own already.

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Ever have a really brilliant idea and think how great it would be? How much it would help you with everyday tasks or bigger problems? While we personally may not have the means of technology, design, or innovation, there are some brilliant minds out there who do create a conceptual idea of what these great ideas are.

However, a great idea doesn’t always translate into an instant product or even a crowdfunding campaign. There has to be definitive technology in place for it to be a success. And, sometimes, we just don’t have the means yet. Here are 10 futuristic gadgets we really wish were real and hope they become a reality soon.

Ford Smart Lane-Keeping Bed

This mattress uses a clever conveyer belt system to keep your partner from hogging valuable sleeping space. Inspired by Ford’s very own lane-keeping technology, the Smart Lane-Keeping Bed uses pressure sensors to determine when your partner has crossed over. Using a conveyer belt, the bed gently moves the sleeper back to their rightful position.

The Sound Project Chromatic Mood-Enhancing Speaker

Designed as a new type of speaker system, The Sound Project would improve the listener’s mood through color and light therapy. Featuring a subtle base, the mood-enhancing speaker comes with a piece of polycarbonate on top. Likewise, the polycarbonate section displays song information and changes color according to your liking.

The Sound Project Chromatic Mood-Enhancing Speaker

Improve your mood through color and light therapy

TEVOL Charging Pad Speaker

Aside from charging your phone, this device also works as a Bluetooth speaker. Just a bit larger than your regular charging pad, TEVOL comes with an integrated 360-degree speaker system. In addition, touch-sensitive controls enable you to choose songs or adjust volume straight from the TEVOL charging pad. Featuring an elegant disc-shape, the ring-shaped grill cover is complete with a fabric cover.

TEVOL Charging Pad Speaker

Just a bit larger than your regular charging pad

Cable Cradle Cable Management Solution

This conceptual device substitutes your conventional electrical outlet faceplate so you can hide excess cables for a neater appearance. Featuring a dish-like shape, Cable Cradle lets you to wrap any excess cable right around the faceplate. Likewise, this design makes it possible to hide the additional cable and keep it off the floor when you’re not plugged in. Easily adaptable, the cable management solution can work with any country’s plug styles.

Cable Cradle Cable Management Solution

Hide excess cables for a neater appearance

Paul Timmer Dwiss Elegant Recycling System

Consisting of four individual compartments, this system makes it easy to separate different types of waste. Featuring a minimal yet sleek design, Dwiss makes recycling into a breeze. To top it off, it also keeps your kitchen looking neat and tidy at all times by hiding any waste. With a wooden aesthetic, the elegant recycling system goes with any type of home decor.

Paul Timmer Dwiss Elegant Recycling System

It makes it easy to separate different types of waste

Vivo Apex 2019 5G Concept Phone

Utilizing 5G connectivity, this device does not have a single port. In addition, the Apex 2019 5G is complete with a fingerprint sensor that almost takes up the whole screen. As a result, you can unlock the phone with multiple fingers by placing them on almost any frontal area of the phone.

Vivo Apex 2019 5G Concept Phone

The fingerprint sensor almost takes up the whole screen

Google Visual Assistant Artificial Intelligence Projector

This device combines visual and sound information to produce new possibilities. Google Visual Assistant takes the idea of voice assistants on smart speakers a step further by incorporating it into more products. Utilizing Google’s artificial intelligence, space recognition, and speech recognition technology, the projector changes the way users interact with products.

Google Visual Assistant Artificial Intelligence Projector

It combines visual and sound information to produce new possibilities

Drip Sculptural Handheld Vacuum Cleaner

This device features a unique handle-less design, making it much smaller than standard vacuum cleaners. Thanks to its sculptural aesthetic, Drip adds a touch of elegance to your chores. In addition, the handheld vacuum cleaner mounts onto the accompany pedestal for quick and easy charging. Likewise, the pedestal doubles as a stand so you can put Drip on display and keep it within reach.

Drip Sculptural Handheld Vacuum Cleaner

It features a unique handle-less design

Tap and Drop Smartphone-Connected Coffee Machine

This conceptual product revolutionizes the way you start your day by adding simplicity and efficiency to your coffee making routine. Featuring smooth curves, the top of the Tap and Drop coffee machine guides the coffee beans inside. Using the mobile app, you can order your perfect cup of coffee from anywhere.

Tap and Drop Smartphone-Connected Coffee Machine

The machine features smooth curves

Nintendo Flex Game Boy Concept

Designed by YJ Yoon, this gaming system offers a modern upgrade to the legendary Nintendo Game Boy that was popular from 1989 to 2003. Featuring the same single-unit style as the original, the Nintendo Flex houses sleek inlaid control buttons, an ergonomic design, and a speaker out of the way so the sound is never muffled.

Nintendo Flex Game Boy Concept

The Nintendo Flex houses control buttons and a screen

Which one of these conceptual products would you love to see become a reality? Share with us in the comments below.

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Meet Ashley Timms

Ashley Timms is the Editor in Chief at Gadget Flow where she gets to write about the most incredible products in the world. When she’s not writing, she’s producing fine art dog photography.

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