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The Domeless umbrella

The main disadvantage of umbrellas is their unwieldiness: their domes turn inside out, spokes break, they leak and they splash. All of these annoyances are eliminated with the introduction of a revolutionary new design. It doesn’t have a regular tissue dome, but there is a small motor built into the cane. It captures air and blows it upwards, creating a protective air dome around the owner, repelling raindrops.

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I don't agree
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Julian Ward It already exists 06 Feb 2019
Peter Winter In an overcrowded future, there is no place for such selfish objects. Spraying water onto people around you will very quickly see this already existing product kicked to the curb, literally. 06 Feb 2019
Tim Suetens Impractical. A simple umbrella can be bought virtually for free, so why would anyone want to spend a couple hundred on this needlessly complex tech? Simplicity always wins. 06 Feb 2019