A Breathalyzer Designed For The Post-Apple Age | Co.Design
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While it may exude subtly beautiful craftsmanship, the Lapka Breath Alcohol Monitor (BAM) is an early attempt to create a gadget in a post-gadget world, one in which you don’t need or want white earbuds to identify what you’re doing, but the smallest of human behaviors can both enable an experience and create a product identity. To use the breathalyzer, you wrap a fist around it. Then you blow right into your hand rather than some disposable tip.
“We use your own body to replace some technical parts,” Marmeladov explains. “Your own hand becomes part of your device; it actually won’t work without your hand.”
Cool. Make it a buck and I give one to everyone as a holiday gift.