What's the big idea?
First person shooter games, i.e. Call of Duty and Halo are terrific examples of an extremely popular and growing video game industry. Gamers are very competitive and continuously looking for ways to improve their game. The “Hip Shot Dot” enables Gamers to acquire targets faster and more accurately overall improving their response time, accuracy and overall gaming experience.
The Hip Shot Dot is a powered red dot sight for the Gamer’s television or monitor. The sight is easily installed or removed and utilizes the usb power available on most gaming consoles or computers.
Describe the nearest player in your field.
The nearest players in the industry are actually the Gamers themselves. Many Gamers will use tape or dry erase markers to create a “make shift sight” on their television or monitor. One company is producing simple cross-hair style decals that you stick on the television.
How are you different from that player?
View the Hip Shot Dot as a first in industry powered red dot sight for the Gamer’s television. Majority of gaming accessories available today surround the controller, head set or gaming console itself. The Hip Shot Dot is NEW to the industry and offers Gamers a truly improved gaming experience.
How's the world different with your idea in it?
The Hip Shot Dot will enable 40+ year old Gamers to finally compete with the 12 year old Gamers of the world. (As long as we keep it a secret) :)
Why are you the one to run with this idea?
By trade I’m an Industrial Designer with experience bringing products from ideation to production. I can envision a nice product line stemming from this original concept. I believe with the right teaming and collaboration, this project can be a great success for everyone involved.