Ultimate Flying Battle Craft is a hovercraft toy designed for a younger age group ranging from 5 to 10. The toyÃƒÂ¢Ã‚â‚¬Ã‚â„¢s main function is to hover just off the ground over a smooth surface while rotating in various directions. Also the toy will shoot foam … Continue readingTeam 17 | Fall 2011
This toy is based on the cartoon character Johnny Bravo. Johnny Bravo is meant to be a very strong, muscular man and this is why he will be lifting weights. He will start off in a bent over position already holding the weights, and he … Continue readingTeam 16 | Fall 2011
The Oscillator is a battery-operated vehicle that can flip over when it reaches an obstacle and travel in the opposite direction. Ãƒâ€š Its top and bottom canopies enclose the battery box and the on-off switch for easy access by the user. Ãƒâ€š In this demonstration, … Continue readingTeam 13 | Fall 2011
This toy is a pickup truck that contains a motor in the front of the truck which drives the front axle and propels the vehicle. The rear axle of the truck drives a gear system that is attached to the bubble spinner. Therefore, as the … Continue readingTeam 12 | Fall 2011
Zombie Graveyard intends to combine the motion control functionality of the iPad with the style of a classic arcade shooter. Users can control a laser gun with the iPad while trying to defeat waves of zombies of varying strength. The iPad screen serves as an … Continue readingTeam 11 | Fall 2011
This toy is a cute zombie with a story to tell. He interacts by moving his ears and his arms rotate. He is standing on a book and if you push the button he just may tell you something.
Basic RC race tracks are simple and struggle to continuously cause excitement. Deviation from the norm of a set track is what made Hot Wheels the successful toy line it is. The Stig Racer is designed to demonstrate the driving skills of the player behind … Continue readingTeam 9 | Fall 2011
Our toy is a fully functional head to head pinball machine.Ãƒâ€š The set up is meant to engage the users in competition.Ãƒâ€š The pinball machine is made completely of mechanisms with no electronics.Ãƒâ€š We made the key components of the pinball machine out of the … Continue readingTeam 8 | Fall 2011
Our toy is a small octopus that displays locomotion by moving across the floor. Kinetic motion of the toy is a result of a pair of ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚â‚¬Ã‚Å“tentaclesÃƒÂ¢Ã‚â‚¬Ã‚Â on each side of the octopus rotating in a full circle around two shafts. This rotation is made … Continue readingTeam 7 | Fall 2011
The Click Flip is a mouse modeled to look like a skateboard. The idea is to be able to use it just like a regular mouse for normal use, but also to be able to play a computer game with it. It has an accelerometer … Continue readingTeam 6 | Fall 2011
The toy is a magnetically levitating bullet train with one freight car. Ãƒâ€š Two parallel permanent magnetic strips embedded in a straight portion of track oppose two strips embedded in the two cars of the train. Ãƒâ€š Plexiglas walls constrain the train to move only … Continue readingTeam 5 | Fall 2011
The Boiler Shuttle is a toy designed for 10-14 year-olds. The main function of the toy is a pull-back-and-go mechanism. The toy consists of the main shuttle body and has the top hatch doors attached using hinges. Other parts like the vertical stabilizer are glued … Continue readingTeam 4 | Fall 2011
This hand held action figure is the leader of the Animechs: a group of mechanized animals created to defend us from evil. Ãƒâ€š He looks like a snapping turtle at first glance, but when fighting he opens his mouth and a cannon comes out. Ãƒâ€š … Continue readingTeam 3 | Fall 2011
Summary: Our Toy is a model of the new CAT vocational truck cab combined with a roll off dumpster truck. The point of the toy was \to be a realistic scale model of an actual application to appeal to children that have an interest in … Continue readingTeam 2 | Fall 2011
The Mach Blaster is a handheld toy gun that is designed with the influence of jet airplanes. It requires the user to stretch back and release an elastic band to project a ball of air to propel plastic pellets out of the toy gun.