The Socialmatic Camera Design Overview
Taking Instagram as inspiration, an Italian design firm comes out with an idea that will take Instagram out of the digital realm and putting it into your hands in the form of a camera. Called Sociamatic camera that takes postcard-size photographs.
The Socialmatic camera, which bears the Polaroid brand, is expected to hit the market in 2014. The slim, square camera resembles the Instagram app icon – yes the design look great. The device also will have a built-in Zink printer, Wi-Fi and the ability to sync photos to one’s Instagram and Facebook accounts.
This post says that the Socialmatic camera allows its users to point, snap and apply one of Instagram’s retro filters to get various artistic effects. Keeping with the theme of turning a digital concept into something more palpable, users can post a caption on their photos before printing them.