We've seen a great deal of plush toys with many sort of digital camera inside them. As an example, the "Tickle Me Elmo" plush toy is one of the most favored ones on the market. It's easy to realize why they're extremely popular with the kids. They make sounds! It's so easy. There are also a great deal of stuffed animals that mimic the sounds of the animals that they are representing and big stuffed toys playing recorded messages to make it look like they're talking. So as a plush inventor, should you drop this path too?
Let's discuss the excellent reasons for having plush toys that includes electronics first. Done correctly, it can add value on the toy. There's no doubt about this. Take for example stuffed animals. If they can result in the sounds of the animals that they are patterned after, it adds value on the toy simply because they allow it to be more realistic. Then there's the illustration of large stuffed toys "talking". These toys are perfect for comfort. If you record inspirational messages and set them in the toy, value is combined with it. In addition, if you are using the toy as a promotional tool it is possible to put a commercial or a sales message inside to promote your product. Simply put, add electronics if you're sure that it is possible to add value on the plush toys.
On the opposite hand, there are a few disadvantages to putting electronics in stuffed toys. The most obvious one is the complexity. It goes without saying that putting electronics within your toys is a lot more complicated than just driving them to as they are. There will usually be a box inside and quite often, wires are put too. These trigger the device to complete its thing. Because of this, you'll have to allot bigger investment. In addition, additionally, there is the potential for defects that may affect the overall quality of your respective toy. For example, the stuffed animal which has been making sounds within the last 3 years suddenly becomes "quiet" thus affecting the overall appeal of the toy. If the large stuffed toys suddenly stopped "talking", it will not be the same anymore. It's simply because they were marketed as toys with electronics inside them. There's also the fact plush toys that produce sounds can be a little annoying for adults. It might sound silly but try stepping over a "Tickle Me Elmo" doll after 30 minutes when attempting to produce your youngster sleep.
All in all, it's a good idea if you possess money and the idea to make it work. Make sure that it adds value on the toy or perhaps the efforts will not worthwhile. Aside from that, make sure that you partner with a dependable manufacturer. As I've said, it can be a very complicated process so you wouldn't want to be stuck with 5,000 plush toys with defective electronics inside them. But if put it into practice right, it can be very rewarding. As a toy inventor, that's all it is possible to request.