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Kaleido is a screenless portable PC with a foldable keyboard and integrated projector

As you might have noticed, this year’s IF World Design Guide awards have been announced. And while I don’t particularly care about which companies have received awards, I do enjoy scrolling through the list of awardees for new and unusual devices I haven’t seen before.

They don’t get much weirder than Kaleido.

It’s basically a portable computer with a long triangle/prism-shaped design that you can pick up and carry in one hand. The IF Design Guide listing describes it as being “as big as a bottle.”

There’s no screen, but there is a built-in projector that you can use to make any white surface a display.  And since the ends of the computer are flat, you can stand Kaleido up to give the projector a bit of height, or lie it on its side.

An integrated mic and speaker lets you use Kaleido as a video conferencing PC or for making presentations…

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