JAKKS PACIFIC BUILDS UPON ITS AWARD-WINNING EYECLOPS™ BRAND WITH EXCITING NEW FEATURES & ACCESSORIES
MALIBU, CA – February 17, 2008 – The EyeClops™ Bionic Eye topped many retailer and media Best Toy and Holiday Gift lists in 2007 in addition to its two Toy Of The Year (T.O.T.Y) nominations for Best Educational and Most Innovative. For 2008, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) plans to debut new features and accessories for kids to discover the amazing world around them, including the EyeClops Night Vision and EyeClops BioniCam™ with multi-zoom lens, portability, memory features, and more!
EyeClops™ Night Vision provides kids young and old with an authentic night vision experience like never before. Powered by actual infra-red driven night vision technology, these goggles allow visibility up
to 20 feet in completely dark environments. Take hide and seek to a whole new level! Find your brothers and sisters, friends and pets - in the dark! Ages 6+, Suggested Retail Price $79.99, expected to be available
in Fall 2008.
The all new EyeClops™ BioniCam™, slated for Fall 2008, is the next generation of EyeClops and boasts three exciting new features. First, with a simple flip of a switch, kids can adjust the new multi-zoom lens for an eyepopping peek at the world in 100x, 200x or 400x magnification. And with BioniCam’s new portability feature, kids can now take EyeClops on-the-go: a color LCD screen and clip-on battery pack allows kids to view amazing discoveries right on the hand-held EyeClops unit, anywhere! And finally, a built-in camera and flash drive empowers kids to capture images and video of specimens and, with the included USB key, upload them to a computer to be printed, emailed, posted and shared.
In 2008, the EyeClops™ Bionic Eye evolves with a new, powerful feature to expand kids’ worlds: an adjustable multi-zoom lens with100x, 200x and 400x magnification. Examine a world of wonder by simply plugging into your TV with Jakks’ award-winning Plug It In & PlayTM technology…now with three times the fun! Ages 6+, Suggested Retail Price $49.99, expected to be available Fall 2008.
And the EyeClops BioniCam can still also be plugged into the A/V jacks of any standard television,
allowing young explorers to see their discoveries right on their TV. Portable and recordable, the new
EyeClops BioniCam has it all! Ages 6+, Suggested Retail Price $79.99, expected to be available Fall
Additional EyeClops products expected to hit shelves in 2008 include:
EyeClops™ Bug Vac accessory is a gentle vacuum that kids can use to safely collect small insects and miniature specimens in a secure chamber. Simply attach the chamber to the EyeClops™ Bionic Eye for a big look at small creatures. Works with all EyeClops™ models. Ages 6+, Suggested Retail Price $14.99, expected to be available in Fall 2008.
EyeClops™ Activity Packs allow kids to explore hidden micro-printed clues, riddles, and hidden pictures in these fun posters and maps, for use with the EyeClops™ Bionic Eye. Ages 6+, Suggested Retail Price $7.99, expected to be available in Spring 2008
“We are thrilled with the success of the EyeClops product,” said John Ardell, Senior Vice-President of
Interactive, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. “The new features and accessories will allow kids of all ages to do
even more with their EyeClops™ Bionic Eye and encourage them to go out in the world and explore.
Here is a great example of using a simple technology, making it better, and turning it into a fun toy
that families can use to have fun while learning about the world around them.”
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About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a multi-brand company that designs and markets a broad
range of toys and consumer products. The product categories include: Action Figures, Art Activity Kits,
Stationery, Writing Instruments, Performance Kites, Water Toys, Sports Activity Toys, Vehicles,
Infant/Pre-School, Plush, Construction Toys, Electronics, Dolls, Dress-Up, Role Play, and Pet Toys and
Accessories. The products are sold under various brand names including JAKKS Pacific®, Play
Along®, Flying Colors®, Creative Designs International™, Road Champs®, Child Guidance®,
Pentech®, Trendmasters®, Toymax®, Funnoodle®, Go Fly a Kite®, Color Workshop®, JPI™ and Plug
It In & Play TV Games™. JAKKS and THQ Inc. participate in a joint venture that has worldwide rights to
publish and market World Wrestling Entertainment video games. For further information, visit
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