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® Enchants with New Princess Introductions to Award-Winning Go! Go! Smart Friends® Line
NEW YORK, February 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ VTech® is giving the royal treatment to its award‐winning Go! Go! Smart Friends® product line with the introduction of a new fairytale theme. The collection will introduce an enchanting kingdom of princesses, fairies and more that incorporate traditional role‐play infused with cutting edge technology for an engaging, multi‐sensory learning experience popular with toddlers and parents alike. Go! Go! Smart Friends features VTech’s proprietary MagicPoint™ technology, bringing characters and playsets to life with lights, sounds, music and motion. The line is on display at the 2016 North American International Toy Fair®.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced three products received top honors from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio. The Kidizoom® Action Cam was given a coveted Platinum Award, recognizing the most innovative and engaging products of the year. Gold Awards, presented to outstanding new products that enhance the lives of children, were presented to the Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train™ and Lil’ Critters Soothing Starlight Hippo™. The Soothing Starlight Hippo also won a SNAP Award, given to products that can be used by or easily adapted for children with special needs.
Hong Kong, 3 December 2015 – VTech Holdings Limited (HKSE: 303) today announced that FireEye’s Mandiant Incident Response services, one of the world’s leading cyber forensic teams, is assisting the Group in its response to the recent cyber attack to strengthen the security of its systems.
VTech Holdings Limited noted that an unauthorized party accessed VTech customer data housed on our Learning Lodge app store database on 14 November 2015. Learning Lodge allows our customers to download apps, learning games, e-books and other educational content to their VTech products. We are committed to protecting our customer information and their privacy, to ensure against any such incidents in the future. Our Privacy Statement can be found on our website here. The investigation continues as we look at additional ways to strengthen the security of all on-line services provided by VTech. We will provide further updates as appropriate in the future.
Vtech Earns More than 50 Industry Awards for Top Holiday Toys
CHICAGO, November 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Today VTech® announced its toys received more than 50 accolades this holiday season from esteemed toy and parenting industry experts, toy councils and retailers. The Kidizoom® Smartwatch DX, Kidizoom® Action Cam, Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Ultimate RC Speedway™ and Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train™ were the runaway hits, each garnering multiple awards. Additional toys that were honored with recognition include Flipsies™ Sandy’s House & Ocean Cruiser, Go! Go! Smart Animals® Grow & Learn Farm™, Lil’ Critters Soothing Starlight Hippo™, Lil’ Critters Roll & Discover Ball™, Write & Learn Creative Center™ and Baby Amaze® Learn to Talk & Read Baby Doll™.