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My Product by Mind Map: My Product

1. What type of games does the market prefer?

1.1. Fair Games

1.1.1. Chance

1.1.2. Nostalgia

1.2. Exciting Games

1.2.1. Clear winning or losing

1.2.2. Bright colours/lights?

1.3. Easy to play games

1.3.1. Accessible for all

1.3.2. Needs to be easy to play but not to win

1.4. What types of games do primary age children enjoy?

1.5. What type of game will they be willing to spend money on?

2. Aesthetics

2.1. Colour

2.1.1. British Values

2.1.1.1. Tradition

2.1.1.2. Flag

2.1.2. Bright colours

2.1.2.1. Attract children

2.2. Lighting

2.2.1. Outdoors so lighting difficult to see

2.3. Texture

2.3.1. Gloss finish

2.3.1.1. Positives-Shine, look professional

2.3.1.2. Negatives-Fingerprints obvious

2.3.1.3. Scratches more obvious

2.3.2. Matt Finish

2.3.2.1. Less professional but hardier?

2.4. What environmental factors will effect what the product needs to look like?

2.5. What will attract people to use the product?

3. Cost

3.1. How much would a primary school be willing to pay to hire the product?

3.2. How much would somebody be willing to pay to use the product?

3.3. Money goes to charity

3.3.1. What Charity?

3.3.1.1. Medical

3.3.1.1.1. Sail 4 Cancer

3.3.1.1.2. Macmillan

3.3.1.2. Schools

3.3.1.2.1. Bags 2 School

3.3.1.2.2. Active Kids

3.3.1.3. Working abroad?

3.3.1.4. Working locally?

3.3.1.4.1. Anode

3.3.1.5. Related to Children?

3.3.1.5.1. Save the Children

3.3.1.6. Wildlife

3.3.1.6.1. WWF

3.3.2. What Charities will parents pay to support?

4. Consumer

4.1. Primary School Children

4.1.1. Needs to be tough to survive!

4.1.2. Exciting

4.1.2.1. Small attention span

4.2. Parents

4.2.1. Have the money

4.2.2. What type of games do parents prefer?

4.2.3. What type of games are parents happy for children to play?

4.2.3.1. Traditional

4.2.3.2. Supporting good charity

4.3. Who has the money for paying to play?

5. Environment

5.1. Disposable?

5.2. What will the best way be to make my product more environmentally friendly?

5.2.1. Biodegradable?

5.2.1.1. Cardboard/Wood?

5.2.1.2. Electronics not Biodegradable

5.2.2. Strong, will not have to be replaced?

5.2.3. Recyclable?

5.2.3.1. Plastics?

5.3. Use

5.3.1. Outdoors

5.3.1.1. Waterproof

5.3.1.2. Will not fade in the sun?

5.3.1.3. If sounds, loud enough to be heard in open area

5.3.1.4. Bright colours, attract attention

5.3.2. Where is a summer fair likely to take place?

5.3.3. Which materials would be better for outdoor use?

6. Safety

6.1. Used by younger children

6.1.1. No Sharp edges

6.1.2. No exposed electronics

6.2. How can I make it safe for all ages?

7. Size

7.1. Small enough for transport

7.2. Table mounted?

7.2.1. Feet to protect

7.3. Hand held?

7.3.1. Wipe down surface-clean off fingerprints

7.4. Sturdy enough to stay in position during use

7.5. What will be the best size for use at a fair?

8. Function

8.1. Types of electronic game

8.1.1. Chance

8.1.1.1. Roulette

8.1.2. Guessing

8.1.3. Knowledge

8.1.4. Code Breaking

8.1.4.1. Mastermind

8.1.5. Timing

8.1.6. Memory

8.1.6.1. Simon

8.1.6.2. Piano memory game, play the key that lights up

8.1.7. Reflex

8.1.7.1. Electric Shock Game

8.1.7.2. Bop It

8.1.8. Tactical

8.1.8.1. Battleships

8.2. How reliable will the product need to be?

8.2.1. 80-100%?

8.3. How will it collect money?

8.4. How will it represent traditional British values?

9. Manufacture

9.1. Available Methods

9.1.1. Vacuum Forming

9.1.1.1. Only works with polystyrene

9.1.1.2. Repeatable

9.1.1.3. Gives sloped edges

9.1.2. CNC Machine

9.1.2.1. Accurate

9.1.3. Strip Heater

9.1.3.1. Allows bending of plastic

9.1.3.2. Can be time consuming

9.1.4. Laser Cutter

9.1.4.1. Quick

9.1.4.2. Easy

9.1.4.3. Repeatable

9.1.4.4. Only allows 2D designs

9.1.5. Injection Mould

9.1.5.1. Only a limited number of moulds

9.1.5.2. Repeatable

9.1.6. Sticker

9.1.6.1. Repeatable

9.1.6.2. Only works with small designs

9.1.7. PCB

9.1.7.1. Best way to design and make PCBs

9.1.8. How will I make the product repeatable but good quality?

10. Materials

10.1. Available Materials

10.1.1. Plastic

10.1.1.1. Acrylic

10.1.1.1.1. Strong

10.1.1.1.2. Bendable

10.1.1.1.3. Can Snap

10.1.1.1.4. Range of colours

10.1.1.2. Polystyrene

10.1.1.2.1. Very easy to bend or mould

10.1.1.2.2. Range of colours

10.1.1.2.3. Snaps even more easily than Acrylic

10.1.2. Wood/Cardboard

10.1.2.1. Cardboard

10.1.2.1.1. Easy to use

10.1.2.1.2. Cheap

10.1.2.1.3. Less long lasting

10.1.2.1.4. Less professional

10.1.2.2. Plywood

10.1.2.2.1. Cheap

10.1.2.2.2. Potential for rot

10.1.2.2.3. Traditional look

10.1.2.2.4. Splinters

10.1.2.2.5. Hard to Shape and colour

10.1.3. Metal

10.1.3.1. Aluminium

10.1.3.1.1. Riveting

10.1.3.1.2. Strong

10.1.3.1.3. Could have messy edges

10.1.3.1.4. Light weight

10.1.3.1.5. Durable

10.1.3.1.6. Potential for sharp edges

10.1.4. Which will be the cheapest but best quality?

11. Electronics

11.1. Inputs

11.1.1. Switches

11.1.1.1. PTM

11.1.1.2. Toggle Switch

11.1.1.3. PTB

11.1.1.4. LED Switch

11.2. Outputs

11.2.1. Light

11.2.1.1. LED

11.2.1.2. 7 Segment Display

11.2.2. Sound

11.2.2.1. Buzzer

11.2.2.2. Speaker

11.3. Processes

11.3.1. 4017IC

11.3.2. Capacitor

11.3.3. 555IC

11.3.4. Microcontroller