A gaggle of product designers have give you a brand new design for a thermal paper picture printer impressed by a 35mm movie roll. They name it “Kodak Reminiscence”.
The design (first seen by Yanko Design) is a part of a undertaking by South Korean industrial design college students Minsu Kim, Yeon Joo Do and Sunjin Baek.
As an alternative of utilizing immediate images or ink, each of that are dear, Kodak Reminiscence makes use of low cost thermal paper—the sort of receipts usually printed on. A roll of thermal paper prices lower than $50, so black and white images printed with this printer will probably be extraordinarily reasonably priced.
The MyFirst Digicam Insta 2 is already a digicam available on the market that makes use of thermal paper, though that digicam is particularly designed for teenagers.
After loading a roll of thermal paper into Kodak reminiscence, the person connects to the printer utilizing a particular app on their smartphone. Photographs imported into the app may be shared, downloaded and printed by way of the printer.
Loading new paper is finished by urgent the “Open” button above and lifting the interior cartridge off the printer.
The printer is recharged by plugging it into an influence supply by way of a USB connection.
The designers say they needed the printing course of with the printer to appear to be a strip of 35mm movie being faraway from a roll.
As with all third-party idea design of this sort, it is extremely unlikely we’ll ever see this as an precise industrial product. However Kodak has licensed its model lately for all the things from Android tablets to bitcoin miners, who is aware of? Possibly somebody will license this design and the Kodak model identify and switch this printer concept into an actual system in the future.