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12 weird and wonderful tech concepts and inventions that were well before their time

Pocket-lint Logo By pocket-lint.com of Pocket-lint | Slide 1 of 13: Over the years, gadgets, gizmos and everyday items have been created or dreamt up at a point in time where they wouldn't be easily consumed by the general public.Forward-thinking creators, intelligent problem solvers and great minds of their generations came up with some fantastic devices that wouldn't be appreciated for years to come. We're rounding up a few of the best. Some would turn into utter failures, others are visions of current popular tech that were originally envisioned years before but never came to fruition. 

12 weird and wonderful tech concepts and inventions that were well before their time

Over the years, gadgets, gizmos and everyday items have been created or dreamt up at a point in time where they wouldn't be easily consumed by the general public.

Forward-thinking creators, intelligent problem solvers and great minds of their generations came up with some fantastic devices that wouldn't be appreciated for years to come. 

We're rounding up a few of the best. Some would turn into utter failures, others are visions of current popular tech that were originally envisioned years before but never came to fruition. 

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