Mozilla cooks up one sweet phone concept

Summary:Add a crowd, a bunch of ideas, a few Mozilla concept wranglers and a few mockups and what do you get? One sweet fictional smartphone.

Add a crowd, a bunch of ideas, a few Mozilla concept wranglers and a few mockups and what do you get? One sweet fictional smartphone.

Mozilla's Concept Series is a fine example of crowdsourcing. Working off of a bunch of concepts, designer Billy May cooked up the Seabird.

Gallery: Mozilla Seabird - smart phone that may never fly

The Seabird is designed to eradicate a few "frustrating physical interactions" by tossing in motion capture and projected keyboards. With this projector, the Seabird could function as a netbook.

Now this phone may never be produced, but it's a bit of a dream machine.

Here are a few pictures and an explainer video.

Roll the video.

Topics: Hardware, Browser, Mobility, Telcos

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