Transparency: The Next Step in Home Innovation?

Transparent household items are coming soon

This month, Mashable reported transparent smartphones could be in our future. Polytron Technologies, a Taiwan-based manufacturer, has released a futuristic-looking prototype for what it hopes will be the world’s first transparent smartphone. Tech lovers around the world have been discussing the pros and cons of this type of technology all over Twitter, Facebook and forums. Super cool or fingerprint nightmare…only time will tell.


It made me wonder…will this innovative trend translate into home technology as well? The answer is most definitely and there are already some very cool concepts and creative designs in the works.

Look carefully or you might miss it…see it now? Yes, that is a transparent TV!


This invisible flatscreen was designed by Michael Friebe.  Mr. Friebe explains, “As the first of its kind, the Loewe Invisio introduces technical innovation, combining conventional LCD and the latest TOLED display technology. This allows to create non-transparent / solid moving pictures with rich color reproduction and full contrast range from solid black to pristine white.” (

Here are some other cool transparent household gadgets:










To see more interesting transparent gadgets check out

Would you like to have any of these items in your home? Which one is your favorite?

Lindsay is the the Director of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and manages the brand’s media and social media department. She is also a licensed real estate professional. In 2017 & 2018, she was named a top 20 social influencer in the real estate industry in the annual Swanepoel 200 power rankings.

Lindsay lives in Livingston, NJ with her college sweetheart and now husband Joe and rwelcomed another Joe into her life as she became a mom in June 2016.

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