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Toniebox & Tonies / Audio player and figures

Toniebox & Tonies

Discipline: Product

The Toniebox is a digital audio player for children. It is designed for children’s hands. tough, shockproof and lined with durable fabric. It reacts to taps and pinches - no buttons or touch screen involved. Its handling is foolproof and intuitive: place an audio figure - a Tonie - on the Toniebox and the content starts playing. Use Creative-Tonies to pass own content to the Toniecloud via browser or record your own story with the smartphone app. Thanks to new technologies such as RFID, cloud and NFC, audio figures make digital audio content tangible, combining hearing and playing in a new way.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Innovation / Autonomy, Usability / Ergonomics, Target Group Fit

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Further specification:: Children (3 years and up)

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe, Further localization:: Germany, Austria

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME other period:: April 2013 - September 2016


Client / Manufacturer

Boxine GmbH

Boxine GmbH
Düsseldorf, Germany


Boxine GmbH

Boxine GmbH
Düsseldorf, Germany

Patric Faßbender, Marcus Stahl


npk design

npk design B. V.
Leiden, Netherlands

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