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There are several companies that are struggling with the age old quandry of “evolve or die.” Some, like Polaroid and Kodak, haven’t done too well at technological evolution, but others – like the Fisher Price Viewmaster may just have a leg up as it tries to appeal to tech saavy kids.
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When I was a kid, one of my favorite toys was the Viewmaster … that personal, rotary 3D SlideShow which had an audience of one and would take you all over the world, or even out of this world is you were into NASA. But with the advent of digital technology, the Viewmaster has fallen on hard times. But that only means it’s gone “retro” and everyone knows that retro is hip! Image3D knows that and they’ve created a way to make custom 3D Viewmaster reels for cheap …
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Ah, the Viewmaster. Definitely one of those classic coolest toys that took kids everywhere … and in 3D to boot. With those cool white discs that you slid into the Viewmaster, kids could see three dimensional slides of everything from their favorite geographic sites, to the lastest Apollo missions. But we have to face it, like the Polaroid before it, Viewmaster has been faced with an evolve or die proposal as the digital world leaves it behind. Well, not if Hasbro has anything to say about it. Not only are they embracing the digital world, but with Viewmaster Goggles, they’re getting the digital world to embrace them … thanks to the iPhone.
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