Solid Storage Set in Stone
Now this is a seriously weighty approach to data storage. Making great use of one of the more accessible DIY techniques – casting – RCA student Shu-Chun Hsiao has merged the casting of concrete with the world of high-tech products. We have previously seen concrete combined with steel to produce elegant jewellery. The outcome here may not appear quite as refined, yet the rugged presence of the Memory Weight does well to set it apart from your everyday USB storage device.
In a whimsical twist, the volume of data storage which is branded into each unit actually corresponds to the physical weight of the block.
Challenges to portability aside, this may be one of the most interesting twists in USB storage since the ever so clever USB eraser.