Chappet: A magical button that lets your stuffed toy talk (Canceled)
Chappet: A magical button that lets your stuffed toy talk (Canceled)
Chappet is a button-shaped speaker that brings life to your favorite stuffed toy.
Chappet is a button-shaped speaker that brings life to your favorite stuffed toy. Read more
Chappet is a button-shaped speaker that brings life to your favorite stuffed toy. You can enjoy talking with your child using a special smartphone app. Share secrets. Sing songs. Take naps together. Nurture your child's ability for heart-to-heart communication with Chappet.
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Wouldn’t it be wonderful to give your child the experience ot a lifetime to chat with their favorite stuffed toy? This will be a perfect holiday gift for family and friends with small children.
You can enjoy chatting with your child using a special smartphone app. All you have to do is enter words of your choice and choose from a list of suggested phases. You can even create your own phrases and Chappet will read it aloud in a cute voice. It’s as easy as ABC!
You can also choose phrases from a list across numerous categories that suit a variety of everyday scenes. Over 1,000 phrase recordings to choose from! You can even add new phrases by entering texts or recording your own voice.
Or talk directly into the app for Chappet to speak out in a cute voice.
Kids love singalong and stories. In addition to the pre-recorded 20 songs and 20 stories, you can record original songs and stories with your own voice.
On “Auto Mode” that activates in response to voice, Chappet will act as your child’s play companion without requiring constant operation on your smartphone.
On “Chat Mode,” Chappet will speak random phrases and respond to your child’s voice. On “Imitation Mode,” Chappet will repeat what your child speaks in a cute voice.
Chappet will help encourage daily routine activities such as naps, using the potty, and brushing teeth in a fun way that only Chappet can.
Need help tending to your child while driving or cooking? Chappet can be a fun companion for your child by singing songs or telling stories.
Attach Chappet close to the “heart” of the stuffed toy.
Sew directly onto or hang around the neck of your child’s favorite stuffed toy.
Become the voice of the stuffed toy to enjoy chatting with your child. Give your child the experience of a lifetime through this special app.
Watch kids loving their buddies come to life!
3 year-old girl
5 year-old boy
Chappet can be used/enjoyed in many ways depending on your child's age and development.
Age 0 to 1
Baby mode (crying detector/music for comforting a crying baby and putting a baby to sleep)
Age 1 to 2
Age 2 to 3
Chatting/singing/repeating words/agreeing/encouraging going to the toilet and brushing teeth
Age 3 to 4
Chatting/singing/telling stories/playing house/encouraging going to the toilet and brushing teeth
Age 4 to 5
Chatting/singing/telling stories/playing house/operating the app
Elementary and older
Directly operating the app/playing house
Directly operating the app/using it for a marriage proposal/using it to make up after a fight/using it for a surprise event
*The above ways to use/enjoy Chappet are provided for reference. Individual responses vary depending on the child's age and personality.
Education/Sociology of Education Tokyo Gakugei University
Professor Keiji Matsuda
Broadens the parent-child relationship
Chappet provides an opportunity for parents to "role play" through a stuffed toy. Because parents can communicate with their child outside the scope of direct parent-child interaction, I believe Chappet will enable parents to see aspects of their child that they otherwise will not be able to. Utilizing Chappet as a tool to broaden the parent-child relationship promises interesting possibilities for child-rearing.
Project Assistant Professor
Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
Museum educator/workshop designer
Possibilities expand with the user's creativity
Chappet's possibilities expand with the user's creativity. For example, it can be attached to various "things" other than stuffed toys; by humanizing the thing it is attached to, imagination expands and the ability to spin a narrative is cultivated. Using it with an open mind will make scenes in everyday life more creative and enriching.
*These testimonials reflect the real life experiences of individuals who used the product. Individual results may vary.
Packaged in a cute, simple box perfect for gift giving.
Chappet has been recognized with numerous awards since its launch in Japan last year.
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Chappet has been a big hit since its launch in Japan last December. We are launching a project on Kickstarter to fund the development of the English version of the app so we can introduce Chappet to the kids in the United States. As the mass production is already underway, shipping is scheduled to start in early December.
Q Can I attach Chappet on any stuffed toy?
Yes. Use a thread to directly sew it on or use a string to hang it around a stuffed toy's head like a necklace. Chappet can also be attached to items other than stuffed toys such as, clothing, cushion, etc.
Q Is the app free?
Yes, the app is free. Some features and content can also be added at a cost.
Q What age is it appropriate for?
From newborns to adults, there's a broad range of ways that Chappet can be used/enjoyed. Individual responses vary depending on the child's age and personality.
Q How long does the battery last?
When fully charged, Chappet can be continually used for approximately 1.2 hours. Use time varies depending on the usage environment.
Q Can the app be used on iOS and Android?
Yes, the app is compatible with iOS 9.0+ and Android 5.0+.
Q Can I charge Chappet while it is still attached to a stuffed toy?
Yes. Use the provided charging cable to charge Chappet.
Q Is it waterproof?
No. Please use Chappet away from water.
Q Can I choose a color?
No. Chappet is only available in yellow.
Q Can I control multiple Chappet devices from one smartphone?
No. Only one Chappet device can be controlled by a single smartphone at one time.
Q Can a child accidentally swallow Chappet?
Chappet's diameter is 4.5 cm. Although it's designed with consideration for preventing accidental swallowing, please be extra careful when using it with children below 18 months old.
The Chappet Development Team consists of members coming from advertising, creative, and digital fields with the common ambition to make children's dream come true.
Our idea came to fruition as we set our focus on how stuffed toys have always been in the center of children’s lives, and thought ways to “update” the conventional child care scene with modern technology.
We have come to believe that Chappet does not only offer an almost dream-like experience to kids of being able to chat with their favorite stuffed toy, but also has the potential to become a next generation child care tool to bring out children’s natural reactions and honest feelings.
The product was successfully launched in Japan last December, and has been a big hit since. We are now launching this project on Kickstarter to introduce Chappet to the children in the United States.
Please join us in our journey to a succesful launch in the U.S. and bring Chappet to your home for a joyous holiday season!
- Chappet Development Team
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Risks and challenges
On Mass Production
Chappet has been a big hit since its launch in Japan last December. The mass production is already underway, and we have not found any potential risks as of today.
On App Development
We are currently in the midst of the development of the English version. Please note that some functions and recordings may be subject to change without prior notice. We promise to deliver the app in the best quality possible.
We are scheduled to start shipping in early December, however, this may be subject to change in case of unexpected issues that may cause delay. In such case, we will contact the backer as soon as we can, and will give our best effort to deliver no later than December 25, 2017.
- (20 days)