10 Appliances of the Future from Electrolux's Prototype Competition

Aeroball, by Polish student Jan Ankiersztajn, is a revolutionary way to improve the spaces in which we live. In tiny bubbles that float and hover, the Aeroball cleans and filters the air while hovering in place.

Treat, by Australian Amy Mon-Chu Liu, combines classic food storage techniques with modern remote, mobile technology for freshness and convenience. It warns you when your food is expiring by changing color as the food ages and dropping items from the tree when they have expired.

Norwegian student Lisa Frodadottir Låstad designed Easystir—a mechanism that will stir whatever is on the stove, freeing up users’ hands to do something else. By utilizing magnets that react to an induction stove, the Easystir saves time and money by never needing charging, batteries, or plugs.

ICE, by Spanish designer Julen Pejenaute, can be used as a basic lamp with adjustable brightness or color, but it will also scan ingredients you've already chosen and give suggestions on meals that can be made from those ingredients. Users also will have access to a database of recipes, and ICE will guide you every step of the way.

Impress, by New Zealand designer Ben de la Roche, is a refrigeration wall that keeps your food and drinks out in the open, rather than behind closed doors. Each individual chamber does not refrigerate unless there is something in it, which helps to conserve energy.

Designed by Mexican student Yunuén Hernández, Mo'Sphere allows the user to experiment with and experience new flavors and sensations through molecular cooking, allowing users to do flash freezing, foams, frosts, and cotton candy.

Chinese designer WenYao Cai created Memory, a coffee maker that uses hand print recognition to make the right cup of coffee for the right person.

SmartPlate, by Julian Caraulani from the United Kingdom/Romania, is the world’s first intelligent dish that physically understands food and transforms it into sound. It wirelessly connects to a mobile device, identifies food, and precisely attaches musical notes, harmonies, and rhythm to each ingredient.

Brazilian Alexandre de Bastiani designed Spummy, a device that uses nano-technology to create edible foam with any flavor or combination of flavors you can imagine.

Designed by Christopher Holm-Hansen of Denmark, Tastee is a taste indicator that does the work for you. Using receptors based on the human taste bud, it tells you what your food needs and what it doesn't.

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