The People Have Spoken: VTech’s Kidizoom Smartwatch And Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset Top America’s Wish List
Chicago – VTech (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Kidizoom® Smartwatch and Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers Playset™ received TTPM's People's Play Awards, recognizing the most coveted toys of the holiday season. The Kidizoom Smartwatch topped all other tech toy nominees, while the Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset received the highest number of votes for preschool toys. The People's Play Awards, collectively known as America's Wish List, were announced today by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play. The full list of winners is available at www.ttpm.com.
"The response to these two products has been phenomenal," said William To, President of VTech Electronics North America. "These awards demonstrate the confidence consumers have in our products, and validate our commitment to age-appropriate, engaging content. We are thrilled to be the people's choice."
"VTech's innovation shines in both the Kidizoom Smartwatch and Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset," said Jim Silver, CEO/editor-in-chief of TTPM. "These are two of the most popular products of the year. They stand out for their lasting play value and ease of use, and they've won the hearts of kids and parents nationwide."
VTech's People's Play Award winners are:
Kidizoom® Smartwatch (www.vtechkids.com/kidizoomsmartwatch): The interactive Kidizoom Smartwatch lets kids capture photos, add photo effects, record videos and play built-in games for learning fun on the go. Complete with an easy-to-use 1.4" color touch screen, as well as more than 50 digital and analog clock displays, the multi-functional Kidizoom Smartwatch is perfect for kids learning to tell time. It boasts a rechargeable battery, alarm clock, timer, stopwatch, voice recorder with five voice changing effects and parental game controls. Made just for kids, the Kidizoom Smartwatch features a durable design to withstand drops and bumps and is splash and sweat proof. Kidizoom Smartwatch is PC and MAC compatible for uploading photos, videos and recorded voice files and offers access to VTech's Learning Lodge® app store, where parents can download even more games and watch displays to extend the learning fun. Available in four vibrant colors: blue, pink, white and green. (Ages 4 years and up; MSRP: US$59.99)
Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Zoo Explorers Playset™ (www.vtechkids.com/gogozoo): Playtime goes wild with learning at the Go! Go! Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Playset! Go on a tour of the zoo with the Ryan the rhino as he responds to the zoo's seven SmartPoint locations with different phrases, music and fun sounds. Children can strengthen their motor skills with seven manipulative features including a turning gate, spinning water tank and sliding elevator. The colorful tracks can be reconfigured or connected to other Go! Go! Smart Animals or Go! Go! Smart Wheels playsets (each sold separately) to encourage children's creativity. The zoo also features an electronic entrance that teaches animal names, animal traits, letters, colors and plays music. (Ages 1-5 years, MSRP: US$39.99)
VTech is a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children. As a pioneer in the learning toy category, VTech develops high-quality, innovative educational products that enrich children's development and make learning fun. With a rich, almost 35 year history, VTech has not only established itself as a learning authority but also consistently remains at the forefront of innovation with multiple award-winning products such as the InnoTab® MAX, VTech's first children's tablet with Android™ learning content, Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the first smartwatch for kids with a built-in camera, InnoTab® 3S, MobiGo®, V.Reader® and V.Smile®. The Learning Lodge®, VTech's comprehensive app store, features a robust library of more than 650 educational and entertaining games, e-Books, music and videos with engaging age-appropriate content across the widest variety of curricula, with content expanding to offer even more titles. The company also has a broad range of award-winning infant and preschool products available in 24 different languages worldwide, with more than 100 new products introduced every year. In order to further strengthen VTech's position as a learning authority, the company's Panel of Experts, with esteemed experts in reading, language arts, science, math, and child development, consult on new product introductions and Learning Lodge content.
VTech Electronics North America, LLC is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois. VTech Electronics Limited is headquartered in Hong Kong with distribution globally. VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool.
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