The author was happily employed at KID Group from 2002 -2015.
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Real working touch sensitive technology in the prototype becomes big news in the end product
Both the hardware and software prototype for Bop It Tetris was scratch-built by the author-- the enclosure, the wiring, the programming, the voice-overs, and the LED animations. The author also contributed to the gameplay.
Full prototype built by the author, including mechanism, electronic hardware, programming, as presented and licensed by Moose Toys
There are several patented features of the Codee blocks. The ribbed detent feature was invented by the author, who is credited in the U.S. patent as having contributed to the design.