Welcome!

News Feed Item

PowerUp® Toys, Award-Winning Kickstarter Standout, to Showcase Products at The American International Toy Fair in NYC

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailor Toys LLC, creators of the PowerUp® Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit, will showcase three of their innovative products -- PowerUp® 3.0, PowerUp® 2.0, and the PowerUp® Boat -- at the American International Toy Fair, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere. The convention will take place at the Javits Center in New York City from February 16-19, 2014, where Shai Goitein -- founder of PowerUp® Toys -- will be showcasing the company's products at Booth #3035. PowerUp® Toys fuse traditional origami with cutting edge technology to bring homemade paper creations to life.

The PowerUp® 3.0 is an electric paper airplane conversion kit that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth Smart. Using the PowerUp® smartphone app, PowerUp® 3.0 adds an interactive element to the classic paper airplane experience by converting self-made origami into a smartphone-controlled flying machine.

The PowerUp® 3.0 has gained recognition from tech and toy enthusiasts alike, receiving Popular Science's Best of Toy Fair 2013 Award at last year's American International Toy Fair. In January 2014, PowerUp® completed a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign that raised more than one million dollars from over 21,000 excited supporters around the world (http://kck.st/IfPkIA).

The PowerUp® 3.0 smartphone app – developed for both iOS and Android – is designed to resemble a cockpit. On-screen graphics include gauges for Bluetooth signal and battery life, as well as a thrust lever to increase propeller speed, allowing the airplane to gain or maintain altitude. Tilting the phone right or left controls the module's high-precision rudder, allowing you to steer the plane in midair.

The PowerUp® 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Conversion Kit includes a Bluetooth Smart module capable of over 10 minutes of controlled flight, a micro USB cable, paper templates (including illustrated waterproof paper), a spare propeller and a spare rudder. Ages 14+ MSRP: $49.99. Available June 2014.

PowerUp® 2.0 Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit is the next generation of free flight paper airplanes, allowing for up to 30 seconds of origami aviation. The PowerUp 2.0's improved power and performance provides a superior experience compared to previous PowerUp modules.

The PowerUp® 2.0 conversion kit includes the PowerUp® 2.0 module, a paper template, battery pack, quick charging unit and a spare propeller. The design has superior ergonomics, making the quick charging and launching process very easy.

The PowerUp 2.0 is currently being used in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) for elementary and middle schools, and has proven to be useful in encouraging hands-on experimental thinking through trial and error. Ages 8+ MSRP: $16.99.

PowerUp® Electric Paper Boat Conversion Kit is a creative bath toy that fuses homemade paper boats with a waterproof motor.

The PowerUp® Boat conversion kit includes a high-quality windup motor allowing for over 10 seconds of cruising time. The kit also includes a piece of waterproof "treasure map" paper that comes with clear folding instructions, enabling children to create their own boat before operating it; as well as a pirate figurine to man the ship, a pirate flag, and a toy anchor, contributing to hours of imaginative play. PowerUp® Boat is a do-it-your-self product that brings experimentation and creativity to bath time. Ages 8+ MSRP: $11.99

Come and visit PowerUp® Toys at the American International Toy Fair in NYC (booth #3035) to get your personal demo.

SOURCE Tailor Toys

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
ReadyTalk has expanded the capabilities of the FoxDen collaboration platform announced late last year to include FoxDen Connect, an in-room video collaboration experience that launches with a single touch. With FoxDen Connect, users can now not only engage in HD video conferencing between iOS and Android mobile devices or Chrome browsers, but also set up in-person meeting rooms for video interactions. A host’s mobile device automatically recognizes the presence of a meeting room via beacon tech...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
On Dice.com, the number of job postings asking for skill in Amazon Web Services increased 76 percent between June 2015 and June 2016. Salesforce.com saw its own skill mentions increase 37 percent, while DevOps and Cloud rose 35 percent and 28 percent, respectively. Even as they expand their presence in the cloud, companies are also looking for tech professionals who can manage projects, crunch data, and figure out how to make systems run more autonomously. Mentions of ‘data science’ as a skill ...
In his session at Cloud Expo, Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, will provide economic scenarios that describe how the rapid adoption of software-defined everything including cloud services, SDDC and open networking will change GDP, industry growth, productivity and jobs. This session will also include a drill down for several industries such as finance, social media, cloud service providers and pharmaceuticals.
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company’s designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network performance. To meet these requirements, NoviFlow in...
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
Security, data privacy, reliability and regulatory compliance are critical factors when evaluating whether to move business applications from in-house client hosted environments to a cloud platform. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Vandana Viswanathan, Associate Director at Cognizant, In this session, will provide an orientation to the five stages required to implement a cloud hosted solution validation strategy.
"delaPlex is a software development company. We do team-based outsourcing development," explained Mark Rivers, COO and Co-founder of delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Ovum, a leading technology analyst firm, has published an in-depth report, Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a DevOps Release Management Solution, 2016–17. The report focuses on the automation aspects of DevOps, Release Management and compares solutions from the leading vendors.
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.