TOY FAIR DAILY: Gadget Show names HolograFX as best tech toy

Lewis Tyler

By Lewis Tyler

January 24th 2013 at 11:14AM
TOY FAIR DAILY: Gadget Show names HolograFX as best tech toy

"This toy blew me away," says Gadget Show Live team; LEGO, Character, Hasbro and re:creation lines complete list.

The Gadget Show Live has named HolograFX as the most impressive tech toy on show at Toy Fair.

This is the second year the Gadget Show Live has picked out its favourite products at Toy Fair (Last year InspirationWorks' kids Android tablet Kurio topped the list).

Five technologically-based toys were highlighted by the consumer technology show:

1st:
HolograFX, John Adams - £32.99 - £39.99 (TBC)
Katie Tozer from the Gadget Show Live said: “This toy blew me away. Not only was it like nothing I've ever seen before but I can also see it growing and growing in the future. It comes with an app on your phone, staging areas and built-in holographic characters, but the most impressive feature is that you can record yourself or your friends who then can be zapped on stage as a holograph with sound.”

2nd:
LEGO Mindstorms, LEGO - £299.99
“The most amazing Lego I've ever seen. Five toys in one all move, interact and look amazing. I don’t know if I can wait until August to get my hands on it.”

3rd:
TEKSTA, Character Options - £59.99
“This is a really cute robotic puppy, which can complete fantastic skills such as walking, dancing, singing and backflips. He even sleeps and snores.”

4th:
The Playskool Show Cam, Hasbro - £59.99
“This camera has loads of great features; my favourite feature is that you can project your pictures onto a wall/ceiling and add sound effects.”

5th:
Gadget Lab range, Re:creation (microscope lens - £12.99)
“This is great – it fits onto your phone camera lens to create a microscope.”

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