Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE
(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Weitblick / new telescope for viewpoints

Weitblick
Weitblick

Weitblick is a re-interpretation of a telescope, developed for public viewpoints. You look out into the distance through a transparent screen, that has a built-in camera and allows you to operate like a touchscreen on mobile devices. For example you can zoom, get information, start a time travel or just override the foggy weather with pictures taken under better weather conditions.
The screen is pivoted in its solid base. By tilting the stand, you can adjust the height.
A special mechanism in the stand keeps the screen in an upright position at any time.

University

Hochschule Darmstadt

Hochschule Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Germany

Tom Philipps,
Hochschule Darmstadt

GO TO PROFILE