Miami, FL, November 29, 2005 --(PR.com
)-- Unless you’re one of those last minute shoppers picking out gifts the night before Christmas or Hanukah, you’ve probably already started buying gifts for the upcoming giving season. Shopping for children is often the most fun. The pure joy and excitement on a child’s face when they receive a new toy brings unparalleled satisfaction.
The toy industry is an incredibly competitive one. Each new generation of toy consumer is a unique product of their environment. As kids’ lives become more ingrained with electronics and technology, the mass media, and the global community, toy manufacturers are forced to respond rapidly in order to satisfy their primary market - the kids - as well as the parents who control the pocketbook.
Toys are very important developmentally for children, who learn much about life through play. Invent-Tech is proud to represent independent inventors with toy concepts designed for the 21st century that meet the demands of today’s tech-savvy children.
Orlando Pruitt is a factory worker who avidly plays video games in his spare time. This hobby motivated the Tennessee inventor to create an original product he calls the Universal Controller Port. This functional product easily adapts to any video game console, allowing users with different systems to play against each other. The Universal Controller Port is great for any type of game, is simple to install and affordably priced.
Problems can arise when youngsters are drawn to items that they are familiar with but are not necessarily a toy to be played with. Mississippi inventors Peggy and Thien Vuong experienced this problem when their grandchildren would come to visit, commandeering their cell phone. After racking up unnecessary charges on their bill and tying up use of the phone, the couple created an invention to entertain the children without the need to hand them a fully-functional cellular telephone. Their solution is called the Busy Bee. It reproduces the basic shape and features of a cellular telephone that children love, but without the expensive monthly statement. With the Vuongs’ invention, kids can listen to recordings of relative’s voices and play games. This product is affordable and is ideal for any family that has curious children and wants to keep their expensive electronics intact.
Marion Elizabeth Butler of New York has created a new and innovative doll for children. Dolls have been a playtime staple for many generations. Utilizing modern technology to bring new life to an age-old toy, Ms. Butler has created a unique toy call Little Girl’s Friend which promises to bring hours of entertainment. Little Girl’s Friend is easy to play with and completely safe for children of any age. It is controlled from a distance and is affordable for families at any economic level.