Welcome to VTech's press room. If you want to learn about product releases, company news, and our latest promotions, you've come to the right place! In our press room, you'll also find information about key partnerships we form to make our products better and more exciting for kids. (Press releases below are listed in order of the most recent first.)
At VTech, we're also proud of the awards our gaming systems and other products have won. If you want to know more about the recognition our smart play products have received, view a full list of press releases below.
VTECH’S DEVELOPMENTAL LEARNING TOYS HONORED WITH SEVEN NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS AWARDS
(CHICAGO) – November 5, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced seven products were honored by the prestigious National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA). New additions to the award-winning Go! Go! Smart Wheels® range and Go! Go! Smart Animals™ line are Silver winners while five products, including four from VTech’s acclaimed InnoTab® range, received Honors recognition. The full list of winners is available on www.NAPPAawards.com as well as the Cozi app, a top organizational tool for busy families.
NEW ANDROID™ LEARNING CONTENT FOR VTECH®’S INNOTAB® MAX FEATURES OVER 200 ACCLAIMED TITLES FROM AWARD-WINNING SOFTWARE COMPANIES
(CHICAGO) – October 16, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced award-winning Android™ learning apps available for the company’s new InnoTab® MAX children’s learning tablet. The content, which has been pre-approved by educators, can be downloaded and purchased through VTech’s Learning Lodge® app store and includes over 200 titles from Spinlight Studio, Thup Games, Brainchild, 22learn, Cupcake Digital and more, with additional apps continuously being added.
VTECH INTRODUCES FIRST DYNAMIC REMOTE CONTROL DINO TO COLLECTION OF SWITCH & GO DINOS® TURBO
(CHICAGO) – October 15, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of new Switch & Go Dinos® Turbo, including its first remote control dino, Bronco the RC Triceratops™, with a cool transformation feature for the ultimate in fun and creativity. Loved by parents and kids alike, the award-winning Switch & Go Dinos® combine two children’s classics – dinosaurs and vehicles. Other highlights in the new line include Digger the Woolly Mammoth™, a prehistoric powerhouse that transforms into an excavator and the Triceratops Deluxe Launcher that lets kids catapult a dino or race car from the mouth of a Triceratops. The continuously-evolving line features nearly 25 Switch & Go Dinos and is now available online and at major retail locations nationwide.
WALMART NAMES VTECH’S KIDIZOOM® SMARTWATCH AND GO! GO! SMART WHEELS® ULTIMATE AMAZEMENT PARK PLAYSET™ TO KID-SELECTED HOLIDAY TOY LIST
(CHICAGO) – October 6, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced two of its newest innovations were selected to Walmart’s Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys list of the upcoming holiday season’s most anticipated hot toys. VTech’s Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the world’s first smartwatch for kids that includes engaging features such as a built-in camera, video and fun photo effects and Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate Amazement Park Playset, a towering addition to the acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels product line, were both handpicked by kids for the exclusive list. The annual list unveiled several toy trends for the season, including electronics with interactive play like the Smartwatch and classic toys with a twist like the new Go! Go! Smart Wheels playset.
INNOTAB MAX, VTECH’S FIRST CHILDREN’S LEARNING TABLET
(CHICAGO) – October 1, 2014 – VTech®, a pioneer in children’s learning tablets and world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of InnoTab® MAX. Featuring a powerful dual-core CPU with up to six times the processing power of previous generations and a high resolution 7" multi-touch screen, it is VTech’s fastest Wi-Fi tablet yet. Built to grow with a child for years of learning fun, InnoTab MAX uniquely combines VTech’s expert-supported library of cartridges, software and apps with carefully selected educational Android™1 apps, offering the best of both learning worlds and the widest variety of curricula to provide a superior children’s tablet.