Title: Japan toy makers turn air guitars into reality - Reuters
Post by: Tanya on July 12, 2007, 05:17:02 AM
Japan toy makers turn air guitars into reality - Reuters
Air guitars just got real. Japanese toy makers unveiled "air guitar" gadgets at the annual Tokyo International Toy Show that, thanks to heat and motion sensors, actually make music. "This is a toy that allows anybody to sound and feel like a rock star," said Keishi Abe, who was demonstrating Takara Tomy Corp's "Air Guitar Pro." The gadget has 10 songs, including Deep Purple's "Smoke On the Water," programmed to play automatically and is set to hit the market next month. It can also be connected to an MP3 music player or a speaker system, the manufacturer says.
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