The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real

Wish you had a car that changes color or a display that bends and slides? So do we. These are the concept gadgets of 2023 we wish were real.

The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real
BMW i Vision Dee concept car design

We’re always looking for the latest concepts in technology. And we’re happy to report that, following CES 2023, there are plenty of new ideas to gush over. From vehicles with a personality to an immersive gaming cushion, these are the tech concepts we wish were real.

Related: Meet the future of work with these must-have office gadgets and accessories

Fancy a car that can change colors whenever your mood changes? You’d get that from the BMW i Vision Dee and its innovative E-Ink technology. This car has a voice, facial expressions, and its own personality.

Then, you can upgrade your gaming space in a discreet yet significant way with the Razer Project Carol. This cushion for gaming chairs includes immersive surround sound and cutting-edge haptics.

Ready to be impressed? Check out the gadgets below!

1. The Samsung Flex Hybrid folds and slides in a 10.5- or 12.4-inch screen. This concept explores the future of foldable phones and tablets.

The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real
Samsung Flex Hybrid with additional display

Expand your portable content viewing options with the Samsung Flex Hybrid display. This cool concept gadget folds and slides. So you could watch a sports game on the full tablet and pull out the additional screen to view stats and more.

2. The Dell Alienware Concept Nyx Game Controller makes it easy to access game libraries across multiple devices. It’s an improved PC gaming controller.

Dell Alienware Concept Nyx Enhanced Game Controller
Dell Alienware Concept Nyx Game Controller in white

Continue your game easily around the house with the Dell Alienware Concept Nyx Game Controller. This concept lets you access your gaming libraries on multiple screens and devices. Additionally, it has a fingerprint reader, voice control, and haptics.

3. The Sony Project Leonardo accessibility controller kit helps users with disabilities enjoy the thrill of games. This project is in its development phase.

The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real
Sony Project Leonardo top view

Get a customizable gaming experience with the Sony Project Leonardo accessibility controller kit. It boasts multiple customizations, allowing users to create their own playing experience. In fact, the controller comes with analog stick caps and buttons in various shapes and sizes. Even better, players don’t have to hold the controller in their hand. It’s one of those tech concepts we wish were real.

4. The L’Oréal HAPTA handheld computerized makeup applicator helps people with limited mobility apply lipstick. It’s coming in December 2023.

L'Oréal HAPTA
L’Oréal HAPTA applying lipstick

The L’Oréal HAPTA handheld computerized makeup applicator makes beauty products more accessible. It steadily and easily allows users to apply lipstick at home using technology created by verily. What’s more, it combines smart motion controls with customizable attachments.

5. The SCIO magnetic camera system comes with a camera, filters, and a magnetic cap for iPhone photography. Contact the creator for collaboration possibilities.

The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real
SCIO components on a smartphone

Transform your iPhone into a portable photography studio with the SCIO magnetic camera system. It comes with everything you need for high-quality photography from an iPhone. What’s more, this system connects magnetically to your bare iPhone or with a dedicated case for a secure attachment.

6. The D-TWS True Wireless Earbuds have a case with an interactive touchscreen. It displays headphone details and audio controls.

D TWS True Wireless Earbuds
D-TWS True Wireless Earbuds and case

Charge, control, and store your earbuds in 1 place when you have the D-TWS True Wireless Earbuds. Its triangular-shaped case is quite innovative with its interactive touchscreen. Displaying details like battery life and power, it also lets you control the audio settings. For that reason, it made our list of tech gadgets we wish were real.

7. The Dell Concept Nyx Companion is a lightweight tablet-like device you can view and access in VR and XR environments.

The most interesting tech concepts we wish were real
Dell Concept Nyx Companion beside a desktop computer

Want a consistent tool for use in VR and XR environments? Check out the Dell Concept Nyx Companion. It can be used in all of these spaces and keep users’ content in 1 place as they move. That way, they won’t need to take photos of a whiteboard or copy notes for uploading to a different space.

8. The Razer Project Carol offers immersive head support with surround sound plus haptics. It provides surround immersion without cable clutter.

Razer project carol
Razer Project Carol on a gaming chair

The Razer Project Carol brings immersive surround sound to gaming setups without the extra wires or setup constraints. A cushion that affixes to all major brands of gaming chairs, it’s calibrated for near-field surround sound and haptics powered by Razer HyperSense.

9. The BMW i Vision Dee concept car acts like a digital companion. It shows what’s possible when software and hardware are combined.

https://youtu.be/r8wUIoyN_TA
BMW i Vision Dee Movie

The BMW i Vision Dee concept car offer’s BMW’s vision of digital mobility’s future. This car boasts a sporty design with both minimal forms and digital features. For instance, the kidney grille and headlight form a digital panel that can look like lights or eyes. It’s one of our favorite tech gadgets we wish were real.

10. The Ram Revolution Concept electric truck is designed to meet the specific demand of truck owners in terms of payload, range, towing, etc.

Ram Revolution Concept product video

The Ram Revolution Concept electric truck aims to set the stage for future electric trucks. Its STLA frame has space for a large battery, while the sporty design catches the eye. Then, the Ram Track Rail System gives you several cabin setups for hauling flexibility.

These concept products offer pretty cool hints about the tech we can expect in the future. But we wish they were available now! Which of these concepts do you wish were real? Let us know.

Want more news, reviews, and guides from Gadget Flow? Follow us on Apple NewsGoogle NewsFeedly, and Flipboard. If you use Flipboard, you should check out our Curated Stories. We publish 3 new stories every day, so make sure to follow us to stay updated!

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
Join the Discussion

You Might Also Like

Amazon gadgets: Discover our top 5 smart home favorites

Amazon gadgets: Discover our top 5 smart home favorites

Nowadays, people buying homes take any existing smart home gadgets into consideration before making an offer. Yes, smart home gadgets have become mainstream; they’re no longer the luxury of high-end buyers. So, if you want to improve your home’s convenience..
Tesla Powerwall 3 review: everything you need to know

Tesla Powerwall 3 review: everything you need to know

Do you want backup power and energy independence features that don’t the bank? Add integration with solar panels, and you’re poised to meet your home’s needs with Tesla’s latest Powerwall. Want to learn more about it before taking the plunge?..
Fruble The Everyday Storage and Camping Systems Review: level up camping with your Tesla or Rivian

Fruble The Everyday Storage and Camping Systems Review: level up camping with your Tesla or Rivian

When my husband and I camp with our kids, organizing the stuff in our car is the key to success. It’s easier to have fun and relax when we can find utensils, clothing, coffee-making supplies, etc. That’s why owners of..
The best new tech gadgets you can buy right now

The best new tech gadgets you can buy right now

Keeping up with the latest tech developments isn’t easy. With constant innovation, there’s just so much happening. But that’s where the Gadget Flow editorial team can help. It’s our job to find the coolest new products and introduce them to..
Everything we know about Google’s Project Astra so far

Everything we know about Google’s Project Astra so far

Google’s gone all in on AI assistance. At yesterday’s Google I/O event, the tech giant unveiled Project Astra, its new multi-modal AI assistant. Demis Hassabis, the head of Google’s AI development, hopes it will become a universal assistant, helpful in..
Best productivity gadgets of 2024

Best productivity gadgets of 2024

Multitasking doesn’t work. Experts say that humans are hardwired to focus on one thing at a time—probably for the better. But that doesn’t mean we can’t strategize our workday (and desk space) to get more done in our 8-hour stint..