E-Blox: Emerging Leader in Educational Electronic Toys and Products - tBR Company-of-the-Week
E-Blox is an emerging leader in educational electronic toys and products that engage children to Learn by BuildingTM. Based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, E-Blox was launched in 2016 by Art Seymour and his sons James and Joseph after more than 90+ years of combined experience as entrepreneurs, inventors, and designers in the educational toys and wireless industries. “Our Mission at E-Blox is to bring educational toys to the industry that are tons of fun that kids build themselves while growing their knowledge in the sciences and arts and equipping them with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century--and beyond!”, says Art Seymour, CEO for E-Blox.
As CTO for E-Blox, Jim Seymour is focused on bringing a new generation of educational toys to the toy industry. Jim says, “E-Blox is leading the way to a whole new generation of educational toys that are more fun, more educational and have extended play value while giving children of all ages the building blocks of a STREAM education–Science, Technology, Reading/wRiting, Engineering, the Arts, and Math–through the joy of play and discovery”.
E-Blox uses it’s patented technologies to provide brick based parts that are directly compatible with similar major brick brands. This extends the fun and play value by enabling kids to integrate E-Blox with their existing brick sets to bring them to life with lights, sounds and motion. Joe Seymour, COO for E-Blox says, “Build a robot with flashing red eyes. Add lights and sirens to that police car or ambulance you build. Build your own working FM radio and use your existing bricks to make it look like a radio. Or play some pranks on your family and friends by building your own Burp & Fart Machine. Anything kids can imagine, they can build with E-Blox!”
E-Blox latest invention called Lite Blox are designed to stimulate a child’s imagination and creativity, by providing a power board and brick shaped LEDs that light the instant they are placed on the power board. Build all kinds of light mosaics from letters, numbers and words to animals and objects to any colorful pattern of lights. “You will always see something new and exciting coming from E-Blox every year.”, says Art Seymour. “We are innovators and motivated to use our innovation skills to design and develop products that bring fun, joy and learning along the way to our youth and children, so that they build the STEM/STEAM/STREAM fundamentals essential for the next phases of their life.”