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Gelato / Mobile phone

Gelato
Gelato

The goal of Gelato is to create a new paradigm of smartphones. Gelato is designed to improve the flexibility and sustainability of smartphones. Unlike the current phone as an enclosed device, the structure of Gelato is created into three layers -display/screen, processor and battery. As its name, customers can customize their own phone by choosing "flavors" for each component. By squeezing the pressed button the phone can be disassembled easily, it improves the capability of repairing and extends smartphones' lifetime. On the other hand, components of Gelato can be upgraded partly according to customers' needs as well as updated technology.

University

University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Urbana - Champaign, United States

Design

University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Urbana - Champaign, United States