Fast and efficient as SMS and instant messaging may be as modern forms of communication, it just doesn’t have the same romantic appeal as a lovingly scribbled note that you can treasure forever.
Similarly, in a more official sense, text and instant messaging makes it difficult to really safeguard legal or business information for the infamous “paper trail”.
Many have tried keeping a record of these short sentiments by writing them down, but lets be honest, it’s just not fun.
Enter the BlackBox, a portable printer device that easily plugs into your mobile phone or laptop and prints out your short messages using standard, non-carbon receipt paper. A great way for remembering important, the BlackBox can be likened to the all-important black box found in aeroplanes.
BlackBox prints tow matching copies of a conversation of any length.
BlackBox is the initiative of designer Joe Doucet, who argues that “a paperless society only sounds good on paper”.