Autographer automatically takes up to 2000 photos each day, deciding when to trigger the shutter by monitoring changes in light, colour, motion, direction and location.
ChauhanStudio then designed the camera to be a small, unobtrusive accessory that clips to the body in a number of ways using a lanyard or magnets. "The camera lens is a special bespoke assembly, specifically designed for purpose, using a wide angle," explained designer Tej Chauhan.
Autographer will be available to purchase from November, priced £399.
We previously featured a camera that's operated by blinking and squinting.
Here's some more information from the designers:
Wearable technology often looks "geeky" or otherwise out of place when worn. OMG Life partnered with ChauhanStudio to develop a design that was quietly expressive yet unobtrusive, something that would look harmonious when worn across different styles and attitudes. This has been achieved by experimenting with different iterations of the outer body, eventually crafting relatively simple surfaces and channelling expression to the lens area. It came to serve a bigger purpose by becoming the brand signifier for this and any future developments that may be needed.
The final design is visually clean, the body relatively minimal, contrasted with the strong and identifiable Autographer Eye lens detail. To achieve this ChauhanStudio used innovative plastics, precision metals and hidden displays. The accessories are a stylish complement to the device with premium leathers and bright accent colours, but most importantly they enable the Autographer to be worn and used with ease.
Tej Chauhan, director of ChauhanStudio comments: "From beginning to the end, we felt that the industrial design was at the heart of the development of the Autographer."
Autographer can be worn in lots of different ways: clipping, hanging, tethering and in various combinations. A range of innovative accessories were designed for this purpose and the team used materials and colours that created a cool contrast with the high-tech device.
Nick Bolton, CEO of OMG, says, “When we embarked on the journey to bring the Autographer into the consumer market, we were confident that ChauhanStudio’s approach to design would create an aesthetic that would be unique, beautiful and covetable.”
The rapid evolution of the ‘digital age’ has created a discerning customer who not only demands the best advances in technology and function devices, but also superior aesthetics and craftsmanship – both of which have successfully been achieved with the Autographer.