Professional experience of "Edison Nation"?

I haven’t seen the show but this has me intrigued because at some stage ‘backyard’ ideas are going through a professional design process.

i.e. to get from:


Has anyone on the boards had any professional experience working on any of these projects?

I’m all for ‘backyard’ tinkering, I just wish it all wasn’t for “as seen on TV” type stuff

(maybe there should be another forum topic: “wtf as seen on TV”, look at this monstrosity:

honestly, you are a teacher and you can’t work out 7 out of 10 as a grade?!?)