“Try thinking about picking up the Instagram App icon, and then try to make it a real camera…” According to ADR studios, the brain-childs behind the appealing rendering shown above and below, that was the sole inspiration for the Instagram Socialmatic – a concept camera putting a physical face on the popular social media and photo sharing app.
Naturally, a great concept camera never lacks in the specification and feature set department, and neither does the Socialmatic. With 16GB of internal storage, a 4:3 touchscreen LCD, Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity, one-touch social networking capabilities and of course, the ability to capture images, the Instagram Socialmatic concept contains what everyone would assume it would given its inspiration. However, it’s the camera’s internal printer that’s the real kicker. Not only can images be shared digitally, but physical sticky-notes of sorts can also be posted anywhere and everywhere, each containing the receptive owners QR code, granting the ability of a passerby the chance to follow your future works – a truly fascinating idea.
Here’s a better look: