They lost the patent suit, so I think they are fair game now. My kids
have Megablocks or whatever they are called, they are indistinguishable
from Lego now.
Glyn Davies wrote:
You'd probably better have a chat to the people at Lego first.
I believe they are rather keen on protecting the brick layout.
Also, they just launched a new mindstorms brick, 32bit, USB2.0 and
On 1/4/06, Gordon Kruberg <email@example.com> wrote:
First, I absolutely love the GumBrix!
Second, we would gladly undertake to build and sell these. We are just
now working on case-designs for the netCF and we could fit this into the
production plans easily. I think it's a fantastic idea.
On 1/4/06, *Keith Olson* <firstname.lastname@example.org
You know, as crazy as it sounds, if Gordon & Co. were to market the
GumBrix case to retailers who sell MindStorms, that could be a
new vector for sales, especially if it came with BrickOS installed
an LCDBrix display.
Keith, I think you're on to something!
How about a range of E-Ink display bricks? Use them as interactive
displays, or plug them into a GumBrix or standard desktop to
(re)program in a static image. Holly, you readin'? ;-)
The recent win by Mega Bloks (here in Canada) with respect to
manufacturing and selling implicitly Lego-compatible blocks opens up
some interesting possibilities, business and otherwise.
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