SEAL is a laptop concept that combines laptop, desktop, and tablet modes and is designed to adapt to shifting user behaviors and working environments.
Dimension / 319*208*14 mm
Designer / Jia-Sheng Chen
Year / 2020
SEAL can be transformed into three modes,
just as the Navy SEALS can adjust in the land, sea, and air.
After personally observing the above laptops, including, dimensions, view angles, keyboards, and mechanism, I identified the major challenges. Furthermore, I also read through many online reviews to realize the advantages and disadvantages of these products.
- Adaptive Form and Mechanism
- On the go/ Causal Creation
- Performance-oriented Form
- Long term usage Ergonomics
- Multifunction/ 2 in 1/ 3 in 1
- Creative Form/ Support Structure
- 3 in 1, Laptop, Desktop, and Tablet
- High User View Angle
- Small Desk Footprint
- Combining with Stylus
- Immersive Experience/ Music
- Wireless Charging
- Adaptable for any workplace
- Personal Growth
- Professional Creation
- User Friendly
- Easygoing and Soothing
With the advancement of technology, laptops with compact size and lightweight become more common. However, small devices also come up with the problem like lower users view angle.
Long Term Usage
People nowadays use laptops not only while they are working but also after work, increasing the time of people in front of personal computers.
Laptop performance becomes more critical, due to more career types appear in the present time, such as slash career, freelancer, and vlogger. The performance of consumer laptops is not enough.
With the changing of the global condition, more and more workers will conduct their work online. Remote working is going to be common in the future generation.
Through analyzing the products in the market, a device that can be adjusted into multiple forms will be a future laptop trend.
The work environment of modern users is more flexible. People might work in a coffee shop or even on transport, like trains, and flights, with limits and a small workplace.