Feb 18 2010, 5:34pm CST | by Mark Raby
This line of musical gadgets hit the scene this week at the Toyfair convention in New York, and it allows even the most tone-deaf consumers to rock out to their hearts' content.The instruments contain an "electronic paper" of sorts, which allows users to simply touch the device to produce a sound. The devices are also slim and stylish, turning couch potatoes into make-believe rockers.
The guitar and drum each have 3 included tunes that can be played automatically (like a player piano). Users can also adjust the rhythm dynamically while the songs or playing, or they can ditch the pre-installed stuff altogether and just play in "Freestyle" mode.
There's also a karaoke device for players to belt out their inner Billy Joel (or whoever your singer of preference happens to be).
At around $25 each, these toys are a highly affordable option to enter the music gadget craze.
Source: The Edge Singapore
Based in New York City, Mark follows the consumer electronics industry like a hawk. A published book author, he has a particular affinity for 3D technology and video games, and as such will surely be in the market for a new pair of glasses soon. Mark can be contacted directly at email@example.com.
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