Explorer: Binoculars That Encourage Learning Together

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Design Brief:
To Design a product for children that can help strengthen their communication and interaction skills with family and friends

Target Persona:
Children ages 8-10 that are into outdoor activities and learning about nature but get sucked in at home by video games, tablets, and computers, losing physical interactions with friends and family members.

Project Brief:
The Explorer is a pair of binoculars with GPS capabilities for outdoor adventures. When going on a hike or traveling with a friend, the binoculars can be separated into two halves, encouraging learning and exploring together.

Features/Parts:
-ABS plastic bodies
-Gel-filled grips
-Replaceable lenses
-Power
-Zoom in/out
-Image capture
-USB charge port
-Vinyl neck straps

Internals:
-Image and GPS processors
-PCB
-LCD screen
-Lithium-ion battery
-Built-in memory
-Data transfer

Benefits:
The Explorer can help motivate users seek out the fun outdoors while GPS location data facilitates learning about unknown places. When separated in two halves, The Explorer encourages bringing a buddy along to share the experience with.

Applications:
The Explorer can be used for learning about landmarks, architecture, hiking trails, and for traveling.

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Alyssa Belanio
  • Type of entry:
    individual
  • Patent status:
    none