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Touchscreens for Tots

The Smart Pillow is an Efficient Learning Tool for Young Children

— July 1, 2010 — Life-Stages
Park Jungsik and Kim Jong Deok have designed a learning tool, Smart Pillow, which offers an interactive and enjoyable learning experience for children. Contrary to traditional educational toys, the Smart Pillow features a flexible touchscreen LCD display and a diverse offering of software.

Smart Pillow is made from eco-friendly and recycled materials. Its vegetable-based plastic body is covered by a removable and washable cotton layer, so it's completely kid-friendly. The Smart Pillow is intended to help develop children's senses of sight, touch and hearing.
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Learning Tools - The Smart Pillow demonstrates the trend of using interactive technology in educational toys, opening up opportunities for similar products in the market.
2. Eco-friendly Materials - The use of eco-friendly and recycled materials in the Smart Pillow showcases the growing trend of sustainability in the toy industry, creating opportunities for innovative and environmentally friendly toy manufacturing.
3. Multi-sensory Development - The Smart Pillow's focus on developing children's senses of sight, touch, and hearing highlights the trend towards multi-sensory learning experiences for young children, presenting opportunities for new educational products that stimulate various senses.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - The Smart Pillow's innovative features and sustainable materials suggest potential for disruption and new market opportunities in the toy manufacturing industry.
2. Educational Technology - The interactive nature of the Smart Pillow and its use in promoting early childhood development present opportunities for disruption and innovation in the educational technology sector.
3. Sustainable Consumer Goods - The Smart Pillow's eco-friendly design opens up possibilities for disruptive innovation in the sustainable consumer goods industry, catering to environmentally conscious parents seeking eco-friendly toys for their children.
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