Kids Night Vision Goggles Get Smaller and Cheaper

One of last year's fun electronic toys gets a promising makeover

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One of the toys I liked best for last year's holidays is getting an update this summer. Bringing infrared tech to the kids, the new EyeClops Night Vision Goggles now work with both eyes and don't look as clunky.

These things actually work. The image last year was a little blurry with a narrow field of vision. But a kid wearing them could maneuver in a pitch black room.

Toy maker Jakks Pacific says the smaller, handheld design makes them easier to use. We'll see. But we know we like the smaller suggested price of $60, a drop of $20. Due on shelves in late August.