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c60 Redux – Touch Your Digital Music

Posted in design, innovation, Media, music by aldorf on December 21, 2010

by IDEO’s Design Director Martin Bone and Materials Scientist Kara Johnson.

The concept behind the C60 Redux is this: We’ve gone from handling vinyl, tapes and CD‘s to clicking on MP3’s, losing tactility in the process and making a casualty of the mix tape. Is it possible to bring that back in a digital way? Bone, Johnson, and a group of IDEO designers endeavored to do so by creating a music player built with RFID readers and some Arduino Mini Pros, all housed in a record player case. See for yourself.

(via Core77)

 

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