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2009 International Toy Fair

2009 International Toy Fair

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Monday, February 02, 2009 1:35:57 PM by Joseph Arthur

As the video producer of Air Age Media, I am very excited to be attending the 2009 Nurnberg International Toy Fair. We promise to keep you updated with video interviews along with segments on German culture and history. Get your learn on and have some fun with RC Car Action and the Nurnberg Toy Fair! Check back every day for updates.

P.S. – A little bird told me that the next Radio Control Show will be filmed here as well….

Thursday, February 05, 2009 3:43:04 PM by Anonymous

Hope to meet you tomorrow in the fair!
Paolo from Italy

Thursday, February 05, 2009 7:26:29 PM by Jason Sams

Today was an awesome first day of the show. There were quite a few new products that caught our eye. And, I am always overwhelmed by how big the Nurnberg Toy Fair is. This year over 110 countries are expected to be represented. The show claims that over 80,000 people visit Nurnberg annually. That’s enough to fill a professional football stadium. 10,000 new products are on display, which indicates that technology marches to it’s own pace. We’ll focus on more of those new products tomorrow and highlight some of the culture from Germany. So far, I am a big fan of the ARX Racing dirtbike. I’ve always said, “if someone can produce a good dirtbike that works, it will be the next big thing.” We’re going to hit the sack, as it’s 1:30am in morning. Joe and I are beat, but we’ll be back tomorrow with more videos, photos, and coverage of the show.

Friday, February 06, 2009 8:31:23 AM by Anonymous

wow great coverage

Friday, February 06, 2009 4:19:56 PM by Anonymous

I’m liking the videos.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 4:05:16 AM by Joseph Arthur

It’s been really amazing here in Germany so far. The center of town, “Old Nuremberg”, is just across the street from our hotel. It is surrounded by a wall that was used to protect the city. Jason and I headed over to a small pizza place last night to grab a quick bite before coming back to the hotel to edit. It was a small place, but very comfortable. The people here in town seem much more relaxed than back in the U.S. Although I can’t understand German, I still have a feeling of being at home.
We will be heading back into town this morning to film a segment of The Radio Control Show. From there we will head back over to the Toy Fair to film a ton of new products that I will be posting later on later on.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 4:10:56 AM by Jason Sams

Like Joe mentioned, we’ll be filming a spot for The Radio Control Show in downtown Nurnberg. After filming some of the culture we’ll focus solely on the hot, new products at the show. You can view our slide show under the video player or check out images of the new products in our Hot News, And New Stuff forum. Click here to check out the new products.

Saturday, February 07, 2009 9:21:45 AM by Anonymous

there are no photos!!!

Saturday, February 07, 2009 6:43:57 PM by Joseph Arthur

We went into town this morning to shoot The Radio Control Show segment on Nuremberg. The streets were crowded and entertainers occupied almost every corner. Jason and I bumped into a tour guide that may meet up with us tomorrow morning for an interview.
After the fair, we headed to the Opernhaus for dinner with Proline, Novak, and Axial. As you can see above, there were some locals having a great time singing and dancing. From there, we took a stroll through the elusive “Red Light District” before heading back to our room to edit more photos and videos.
Tomorrow we will be heading over to hall 11.1 to see a real life hydrogen car…

Saturday, February 07, 2009 6:57:30 PM by Jason Sams

We’re shooting lots of miscellaneous videos from the show, but I want your feedback on what products or brands you want to see more of. Tomorrow we’ll shoot footage of a hydrogen-powered RC car, as Joe mentioned, which should be pretty dope. We’ll get some interesting clips of other cool things we spot, but its our last day to get anything you must see, so please reply if you have any requests. Thanks for staying tuned and checking out our video coverage. It’s been really cool putting together the videos.

Jason Sams West Coast Editor Radio Control Car Action

Saturday, February 07, 2009 7:18:30 PM by Anonymous

I would really like to see more of the 16 scale vehicles from Traxxas.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 1:46:01 PM by Anonymous

Hey guys, try to find some booths showing the boat side of things. Maybe Graupner, Krick, Robbe, etc. Thanks!

Sunday, February 08, 2009 3:15:50 PM by Anonymous

I would also love to see more of the 16th scale Traxxas vehicles. Any word on prices or release dates?

Sunday, February 08, 2009 4:56:36 PM by Joseph Arthur

The Traxxas vehicles will be in the video player very soon. I am uploading them right now.

Sunday, February 08, 2009 10:07:49 PM by Anonymous

Thanks for the video of the mini Traxxas’. They look good!
I hope to see a release date soon 🙂

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:04:13 PM by Joseph Arthur

Well we’re back in the States and the show was a huge success. Thanks for tuning in to our Nuremberg Toy Fair online coverage sponsored by A Main Hobbies. We had a ton of fun and I hope you did too. Don’t forget to check out the next episode of The Radio Control Show, which was filmed in Nuremberg. See you soon!

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 10:33:17 PM by James

Can you say how long the wheelbase is of the 1/16 Slash 4WD? How about width?

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