Kanji Hongu. Earlarm II. 1998

Kanji Hongu Earlarm II 1998

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Private and discreet and yet able to deliver a powerful jolt, this alarm is very useful for commuters and for people who want to take a small, private nap. The alarm fits comfortably around and into the ear. The two buttons set the waking time at increments of five and thirty minutes. At the determined time, the alarm vibrates against the wearers auricular pavilion, inside the ear.

Gallery label from Born out of Necessity, March 2, 2012–January 28, 2013.
Hondatsuhin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
ABS plastic
1 7/8 x 3/4 x 5/8" (4.8 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm)
SAFE Exhibition Fund
Object number
Photo by Takayuki Muta
Architecture and Design

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