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 KIDIZOOM SMARTWATCH NAMED TO THE KMART® FAB 15 LIST OF HOT HOLIDAY TOYS
CHICAGO) – September 24, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental, stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Kidizoom® Smartwatch, the world’s first smartwatch for kids that includes engaging features such as a built-in camera, video and fun photo effects, was named to Kmart’s Fab 15 list of must-have holiday toys. The annual elite list of the best holiday toys highlights the products that top wish lists nationwide with the aim of making purchases easier for consumers.
VTECH TO OFFER AWARD-WINNING CONTENT FROM TOCA BOCA ON NEW INNOTAB® MAX CHILDREN’S LEARNING TABLET
(CHICAGO) – September 22, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced a content distribution deal with the leading digital play studio Toca Boca (www.tocaboca.com). InnoTab® MAX, VTech’s first children’s learning tablet with Android™ learning content, will include one free Toca Boca app available for download. Consumers can choose between popular, award-winning apps Toca Lab and Toca Pet Doctor after registering InnoTab MAX on VTech’s Learning Lodge® app store.
(CHICAGO) – August 26, 2014 – VTech®, a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of the best new children’s learning tablets – InnoTab® 3S Plus and InnoTab® 3 Plus. These 4th generation tablets both feature a rechargeable battery power pack so parents don’t need to worry about constantly purchasing new batteries, plus access to more than 800 educator-endorsed, age and stage appropriate learning cartridges, software and apps that can be purchased and downloaded through VTech’s Learning Lodge® app store. These tablets are value-packed with everything kids need for learning fun!
VTECH ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF GO! GO! SMART ANIMALS
(CHICAGO) – August 13, 2014 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of Go! Go! Smart Animals™, a brand new extension to the acclaimed Go! Go! Smart Wheels® line. Kids will go wild for Go! Go! Smart Animals, offering exciting animal-themed playsets that let kids explore the natural wonders of a zoo, travel through a forest and explore a tree house with colorful animal friends. In addition, the vehicle-themed Go! Go! Smart Wheels line continues to deliver the cause-and-effect learning fun both parents and kids have come to love from VTech, with new playsets and vehicles, anchored by the towering Go! Go! Smart Wheels Ultimate Amazement Park Playset. The expansive Go! Go! Smart Animals and Go! Go! Smart Wheels lines feature nearly 50 different playsets, accessories, animals and vehicles, and are available now online and at major retail locations nationwide.
VTECH APPOINTS SEAN HYNES AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
(CHICAGO) – August 11, 2014 – VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced Sean Hynes as Vice President of Sales. A marketing veteran with more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership and brand management, including 15 years in the toy industry, Hynes will oversee VTech’s sales operations from its U.S. headquarters in Chicago, IL.