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® TOPS HOLIDAY TOY LISTS WITH TWENTY INDUSTRY AWARDS
(CHICAGO) – November 12, 2013 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its toys received 20 accolades to date from esteemed toy and parenting industry experts, toy councils and retailers. The InnoTab® 3S Learning Tablet with the groundbreaking VTech Kid Connect communication app secured the most awards with nearly 10, while the Go! Go! Smart Wheels™ playsets and the 2-in-1 Shop & Cook Playset™ also topped this year’s lists. Additional toys recognized include Switch & Go Dinos® Blister the Velociraptor™, Roll & Learn Turtle™ and KidiJamz Studio.
VTECH®’S INNOTAB® 3S HONORED WITH THE TOY INSIDER TOP TECH 12 AWARD
(Chicago) - October 16, 2013 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its InnoTab® 3S has been selected as one of the Toy Insider’s Top Tech 12, guiding shoppers to the best tech toys on the shelves. Now in its eighth year, the Toy Insider offers toy and gift ideas for all ages, chosen by a panel of toy industry experts.
VTECH® LAUNCHES EDUCATOR-APPROVED ONLINE MILESTONES GUIDE TO HELP PARENTS
(CHICAGO) – October 3, 2013 – VTech® today launched their educator-approved Milestones guide on vtechkids.com/milestones, strengthening the company’s ongoing commitment to educator-endorsed toy development and parental support. Developed in partnership with Dr. Lise Eliot, Early Childhood Mental Development Expert and member of VTech’s Panel of Experts, Milestones is a resource to help parents select toys based on the individual needs of children 0-9 years old. By understanding their child’s mental, emotional and physical development, parents are able to determine which toys and games are appropriate at each unique age and developmental stage, so they can in turn make smarter toy selections.
VTECH® INTRODUCES NEW PANEL OF EXPERTS WITH MORE THAN 100 YEARS COMBINED EXPERIENCE FURTHERING COMPANY’S COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION
(CHICAGO) – September 30, 2013 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the formation of a new strategic Panel of Experts to help support its continued commitment to developing innovative, educational toys. Combined, the esteemed Panel of Experts brings a lifetime of experience in reading, language arts, science, math, STEM education, childhood development and childhood psychology. These respected education experts will provide invaluable feedback on the development of all new product introductions, as well as the learning content for VTech’s app store, the Learning Lodge™. With more than 30 years history in creating award-wining learning toys, VTech will apply the expertise of the Panel of Experts to strengthen its position as a leading learning authority.
VTECH® PREMIUM KID CONNECT APP BRINGS VOICE MESSAGING TO THE INNOTAB® 3S
(CHICAGO) – September 26, 2013 – VTech®, a pioneer in Wi-Fi enabled children’s learning tablets with a 30-plus year history of innovation, was on display at the Time to Play Holiday Showcase today, highlighting VTech’s Premium Kid Connect app for the InnoTab® 3S.