This elegant device is more versatile than it looks, as it can provide detailed measurements of uneven and contoured objects

Instrumments, a company that focuses on the innovation of daily essential tools, has developed a laser pen device that people can use to write and measure objects. Dubbed the 01—it's the world’s first “dimensioning” pen.

The 01 doesn’t measure things like your average measuring tape would. In fact, Instrumments refers to the activity as “dimensioning,” since the 01 measures any object in in any unit of measurement. Just glide the pen onto a straight, rolled up, contoured or curved object and you’ll get the measurement you need. Furthermore, the 01 can  help you keep logs of dimensions, along with converting units of measurement on the go.

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