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Designer creates Apple Mirror, a smart touchscreen mirror based on iOS 10


A New York-based designer and web developer Rafael Dymek has created a smart mirror based on iOS 10. The smart mirror looks like a gigantic full sized iPhone with intuitive details like the time, weather forecast widget and icons with full-fledged apps. Dymek uploaded a quick demonstration video on YouTube detailing the functioning of the Smart mirror giving us a hint on how it works.

Rafael has posted in-depth details about the project on his website as well as his Behance profile. According to the description on the website and the video, the design included widgets and apps that can be moved around and placed anywhere on the screen. The digital overlay of the mirror goes to sleep after 45 seconds of inactivity turning it into an ordinary mirror. The digital overlay can be resumed by simply tapping anywhere on the mirror. Rafael demonstrated fully functioning Netflix, Uber, News and apps that can access smart lights, thermostats and the other smart home applications. The users can control wireless speakers for music.


The concept of the smart mirror is not new and seems to be an improvement on another project outlining Smart Mirror tutorial by Dylan Pierce last year.

The step-by-step tutorial to make the smart mirror was inspired by another blog post by Michael Teeuw in March 2014. This is spawned off a dedicated forum for magic mirror makers.

It is not confirmed if the Apple Mirror runs a native instance of iOS 10 or the interface is themed on iOS 10.