In the last ten years, touch screens have drastically deleted buttons from our daily environment. As a consequence we tend to get disconnected from what happens in our devices. How many of us actually know what makes our smartphone or tablet switching from one function to another?
ELEMENTAL is an investigation of screenless radio glorifying movement and position as a core interface system. The antenna of the radio slides along the graduated ruler to switch radio stations and browse through FM band.
Volume is adjusted by spinning the cursor. When parallel to the ruler, the radio is OFF. To turn up the volume simply rotate the cursor. Therefore, each user according to his or her favorite radio channel defines a unique combination of cursor and antenna position.
ELEMENTAL features USB and Jack port to recharge and plug external music player.