Sometimes the best ideas for apps are those that simply re-purpose existing technologies.
Whether it’s making a kid’s toy talk, or creating an app that works with the camera functions of a phone, the essence of this new fun app from Japanese designer and developer Yuta Sugiura does exactly that.
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The mobile phone app can be inserted into stuffed toys and will make noises based on how the toy is being handled. The light-sensing function of the camera monitors if it’s being squeezed, held or moved.
Can you come up with a simple app to meet a common demand from children, or to give tired parents a bit of relief? Or one that combines two always on-hand products in a new and responsive way?